Communal Healing

BLM Communal Healing is a mental health initiative that dismantles systemic and interpersonal cycles of violence in black communities. We destigmatize mental health, hold policymakers accountable, and develop radical alternatives to mental health care structures.

Vision:
To foster the mental and emotional healing of black communities by building sustainable and revolutionary ways of loving and supporting each other.

CPD Police torture: From Jon Burge to Homan Square 5/10

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge tortured over 100 Black and Latino men and boys between 1972 and 1991. Through over two decades of tireless work by survivors, their families and supporters, the full extent of the horror inflicted has been made public and admitted by the City of Chicago, resulting in the release of ...

Free Movie! 13th – From Slavery to Mass Incarceration & Policing 4/19

When the 13th amendment was ratified into law on December 6, 1865, it abolished slavery, with one key caveat: “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” More than 150 years later, the United States incarcerates more people on earth than any other country in history. Join us for a ...

2 Years too Long: Honoring Pierre Loury 4/12

On Monday, April 11th, 2016 at approximately 7:40 pm, Chicago Police officer Sean Hitz shot and killed Pierre L. Loury, a 16 year-old teenager from Chicago’s North Lawndale, West side neighborhood. Join us in Pierre’s neighborhood to mark 2 years since his murder and join us with his family, friends and loved ones to honor ...

Stories Against Stigma 4/5

Join us and the Mental Health Movement this Thursday April 5th 6-9pm at University Church Cafe 5655 S. University.