Category: Diversity


National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)

Description/Mission: The mission of the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) is to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Since its founding, NAAPIMHA strives to raise awareness of the role of mental health in an individual’s health and well-being, especially in Asian American Pacific Islander communities throughout the country. Training Services: Achieving Whole Health – The Achieving Whole Health training provides a creative, interactive and culturally relevant way of improving both health and mental health outcomes for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander communities. It fills a critical need by drawing on the strengths of paraprofessional staff and community members to train them to become Wellness Coaches. They learn how to take an active role in improving their own health as well as learning ways to help others. This model can be easily replicated and used with all ages. https://www.naapimha.org/achieving-whole-health Friends DO Make a Difference – Friends DO Make a Difference is a mental health training program designed for college students and young professionals. The purpose is to help students to develop and facilitate communication skills so they are able to talk about mental health issues on campus and in their workplace. We offer workshops that help students manage stress and depression; improve listening skills to further assist friends that are going through challenges. https://www.naapimha.org/friends-do-make-a-difference-1 Contact Info: (719)377-3140 coffeewithjrkuo@gmail.com  (Read More...)
American Conference on Diversity

The American Conference on Diversity builds on a historic mission and creates programs and activities relevant and vital to 21st Century life. It is a journey we can all take together. The American Conference on Diversity operates Regional Community Networks covering all of New Jersey.  (Read More...)
Narika

Narika’s mission is to promote women’s independence, economic empowerment, and well-being by helping domestic violence survivors with advocacy, support, and education. Narika’s programs include our Helpline, SEED programs, and HEAL programs. The confidential toll-free helpline is a one-of-a-kind access and forum for people, particularly immigrants from the South Asian communities, to connect with advocates who not only speak their language but also provide immediate assistance in a culturally sensitive and non-judgmental manner. Narika’s advocates not only help with legal, housing, counseling, benefits and job referrals, but also provide interpretation and accompaniments for our clients. The Self-Empowerment & Economic Development (SEED) Program is designed to foster economic self-reliance among survivors of domestic violence, and new immigrant that are particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. Classes cover financial/computer literacy, job readiness, communication, ect to encourage participants towards economic independence. The Health, Enrichment, & Access to Life Skills (HEAL) Program is designed to create a platform that make it possible for immigrant women, specifically from South Asia to interact, exchange, and support each other. The program encourages Health, Wellness, and Self-Care through workshops on dance, art, meditation, ect and opens and encourages discussion and dialogue on domestic violence between participants.  (Read More...)
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC

AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 70 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates. Vision: A just and equitable society in which everyone benefits from social and economic inclusion. Mission: AMSSA facilitates collaborative leadership, knowledge exchange and stakeholder engagement to support agencies that serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities. Values: Inclusiveness, Integrity, Mutual Respect, Equity, Diversity, Collaboration. Experience: Since 1977 AMSSA has been providing a diverse range of settlement and integration support and capacity building services including developing and facilitating networking and training events and producing highly relevant information resources. AMSSA also convenes a broad range of BC interest and stakeholders groups to discuss and collaborate on immigration, economic and BC community inclusion issues. AMSSA is also one of the first organizations in the sector to frequently use technology as a cost effective, highly accessible engagement model to distribute information and promote dialogue. All of our settlement and integration capacity building activities are infused with innovative approaches, and are based on AMSSA’s deep values of inclusiveness, integrity and collaboration.  (Read More...)
Black Girls Smile

Black Girls Smile Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive mental health for young African American females. BGS works to achieve this ...through resource programs, forums, and mentorship initiatives that promote mental health education, awareness, and self-empowerment.  (Read More...)
Black Demographics

Since 2007 BlackDemographics.com has combined data about African Americans from government agencies, universities, and research centers and applied simple analysis with tables, charts and graphs all in one place. This makes BlackDemographics.com a top resource for information regarding the Black community in America.  (Read More...)
Hong Fook Mental Health Association

Hong Fook Mental Health Association is the leading ethno-cultural community mental health agency with a consolidated culturally competent team in Ontario serving the Asian communities. Established in 1982, Hong Fook provides a continuum of services ranging from treatment of illness to promotion of wellness in the Cambodian, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Korean and Vietnamese communities. Through our extensive services and programs, we engage a diverse range of clients, partners, volunteers, and donors who work with us to deliver significant, strong, and sustainable care and change by reducing stigma, encouraging collaboration, and building capacity.  (Read More...)
MannMukti

MannMukti translates to “mental liberation” in Hindi. We are one of the first non profit organization to directly address the mental health stigma in the South Asian community through a platform of storytelling. MannMukti is a one-stop resource for South Asians to learn about address mental health concerns together. South Asian Therapist Database: https://www.mannmukti.org/south-asian-professionals Social Media: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mannmukti/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mannmukti/ Facebook Community Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/206684379895063/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mannmukti LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/mannmukti/  (Read More...)
Diversity! in the Workplace

Diversity! in the Workplace is the only online publication dedicated to workplace diversity and inclusion. We deliver national and global news, best practices, management tips and advice, profiles and diversity champions. Resource links and upcoming events keep you in the loop. Visit www.diversityintheworkplace.ca.  (Read More...)
Nechi Institute Centre of Indigenous Learning

Nechi Institute has been a leader in addictions treatment, research, and training for over 40 years. Indigenous people have been diversely affected by colonization which is observable through the abuse and trauma that affects our Indigenous communities. Our courses were developed by and for Indigenous people in response to an overwhelming need to provide culturally appropriate addictions training for treatment.  (Read More...)

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