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black  mental  health  day

It's time to confront the mental health effects of racism against Black Torontonians.

Why:

It’s overdue. After generations of anti-Black racism, it’s still a year-round problem for Black Torontonians. An annual day to confront its effects on mental health in Black communities is only a first step.

 

When:

Monday March 2nd, 2020.

And the first Monday in March, every year after.

 

What:

Featured and community-led events, designed to drive productive dialogue and acknowledgment of the need for systemic change. 

 

Who: 

All Torontonians can get involved— from neighbours to policymakers. 

 

Where: 

Spaces across Toronto. See below to learn more.

featured   events

 

To raise awareness, and rally for action, attend Black Mental Health Day events (check back soon for details), or consider hosting your own. Get in the loop!

Panel Discussion on Confronting Racism and Mental Health
Mar 02, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
A multidisciplinary panel exploring the relationships between mental health in Black community and anti-Black racism.
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Belly Full, Heart Light, Mind Right
Mar 02, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
FoodShare Toronto, 120 Industry St, York, ON M6M 4L8, Canada
Event for Black youth to engage with food, explore healthy mental health practices, and enjoy a safe space to discuss the intersections of both. Spots are limited. To register (include allergies/dietary restrictions), contact Jade Guthrie by email (jade@foodshare.net) or phone (416-363-6441 x 202).
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R.I.S.E - Black Mental Health Day
Mar 02, 7:00 PM
Burrows Hall, 1081 Progress Avenue
R.I.S.E Monday featuring Shakkoi, Nathan Baya, LA The 2nd, Maya Gabriel, Anane, Rudy Ray
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About   toronto   for   all

Toronto For All is a public education initiative from the City of Toronto to generate dialogue among its residents to create a city free from discrimination and racism, including systemic racism. The City’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism unit (CABR) is responsible for the Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism.

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TAIBU Community Health Center provides primary health care and related services for Black populations across the Greater Toronto Area and residents of our local community of Malvern. Recognizing that systemic oppression has fostered conditions of ill-health with Black communities, we strive to deliver these services through intersectional, equity-based and culturally affirming practices which promote holistic wellness, health education, and prevention.

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