Communities around the city organized various events for Black Mental Health Day in 2020.

You can also host your own in 2021 by contacting or signing up for updates.

2020  events

  • Mar. 02, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
    Burrows Hall, 1081 Progress Avenue
    R.I.S.E Monday featuring Shakkoi, Nathan Baya, LA The 2nd, Maya Gabriel, Anane, Rudy Ray
  • Mar. 02, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Room 102 Mechanical Engineering Building, 5 King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S, Canada
    A speaker series. Speakers: Donna Alexander, MSW, RSW; Dr. Josiah Osagie, MD. Room 102. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 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 ( or phone (416-363-6441 x 202).
  • Mar. 02, 2020, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Collège Boréal - Auditorium, 1 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1W7, Canada
  • Mar. 02, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Tropicana Community Services, 1385 Huntingwood Dr, Scarborough, ON M1S 3J1, Canada
    A (free) community celebration to mark Toronto's first #BlackMentalHealthDay! Community healing circle, discussions about anti-Black racism and mental health, African drumming, dance and spoken word, along with refreshments and light dinner.
  • Mar. 02, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST
    Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    A multidisciplinary panel exploring the relationships between mental health in Black community and anti-Black racism.
  • Mar. 01, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 3G5, Canada
    Join us for an afternoon of Speakers, Powerful Information, Resources, Networking, and Light Refreshments.
  • Feb. 29, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Rexdale Community Health Centre, 222 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9P 3S5, Canada
    Topics include Anti-Black Racism, Islamophobia, Mental Health, and Trauma Informed Care. Dinner will be served.

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