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Mental Health in the African-American Community, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Dream Week - Centenary College of LA

January 19, 2022 7:00 pm
Virtual Event OnlineShreveport LA 71106

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"Awareness of the Past, Present, and Future"

Centenary College of Louisiana hosts an annual “Dream Week” to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

The 2022 theme is Awareness of the Past, Present, and Future. Dream Week activities are listed below:

 

Wednesday, January 19

Mental Health in the African-American Community - 50 Passport Points

7:00 pm • join on Zoom
Speaker • Brittney Ball

Join Shreveport-Bossier counselor, Brittney Ball, in person in the Whited Room or over Zoom to discuss the stigma about mental health in the African-American community and ways to overcome it. This talk will cover why mental health is as important as physical health and give some tips on ways to incorporate self-care into daily living to improve mental health overall.



Projects include:

  • Writing advocacy letters to local, state, and national officials; compiling Dream Week notes for local senior citizens residing in nursing facilities. Participants will be provided pens, paper, and envelopes.
  • Centenary Neighborhood trash collection
  • Assembling supply baskets for the Volunteers of America’s McAdoo residential facility for individuals with chronic mental illness.
  • Centenary Community Garden - For this opportunity, please wear warm clothing that you do not mind getting dirty.

Participants must serve from beginning to end of the project to receive a Dream Week t-shirt. ALL participants will be required to wear masks.

 

Who

Kids & Families

Cost

FREE

How

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**First Lesson FREE With Paid Registration & Code MACKID**

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