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Mark your calendars for a virtual and in-person event that turns the narrative around mental health conversations within the black community.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)an institution dedicated to the healing, well-being and liberation of black and marginalized communities, announced its second Black Healing Remixed: The Summit in Los Angeles.
With virtual and in-person events taking place throughout the weekend, guests should expect an array of activities to participate in, from workshops and sound baths to deep dive panels and meditation sessions, Saturday May 14 and Sunday May 15. .
This wellness conference aims to be an interactive experience that provides a safe space for conversations around mental health education, while centering the unique healing practices and methods of the Black community.
“Black communities have always had our own unique healing strategies. The Black Healing Remixed Summit aims to hone and enhance these skills and strategies, defining mental health and healing on our own terms,” says BEAM Founder and Executive Director Yolo Akili Robinson.
“Our summit will focus on imparting skills to communities, such as supporting family members living with schizophrenia; mixed with meditation, sound baths and dynamic panels discussing everyday well-being.
Black Healing Remixed: The Summit is thrilled to roll out the red carpet with keynote speakers such as actress and philanthropist, Debbie Allen, journalist and founder of Native Son, Emil Wilbekin, celebrity makeup artist and creative director of The Oreal Paris USA, Sir John, and more.
To register for virtual workshops and in-person events, visit remix.beam.community. Tickets will be offered on a sliding scale to ensure accessibility; 20% of tickets are free and donation-based tickets are also available, so grab yours today!