Schedule of Events

Our esteemed lineup of speakers consists of leading voices in the field of mental health, with expertise in various areas such as racial trauma, cultural competency, healing practices, and community resilience. These experts will provide valuable insights, research findings, and practical tools to address the mental health disparities experienced by Black individuals.

September 27, 2023
6:00pmMeet & Greet
7:00pmPrivate Screening
September 28, 2023
9:00amWelcome
9:15amBreakout Sessions
11:45amDiscussion
1:00pmBreakout Sessions
4:30pmClosing
5:00pmCookout & DJ
September 29, 2023
7:30amTrap Yoga
8:00amStudent Poster Sessions
9:00amWelcome Back
9:15amBreakout Sessions
11:45amKeynote/Awards
1:00pmBreakout Sessions
4:30pmClosing
See the lineup of Breakout Session presenters below

september 28th


Keynote SpeakerKent ButlerLaying Strong Foundations that Decolonize Systems with Purpose & Passion!S. Kent Butler uses his personal story to speak truth about the effects of colonized systems on his own mental wellness and resolve, while sharing best practices for removing culturally biased barriers. This presentation provides learners, leaders, and liberators with insights, wisdom and encouragement on how to intentionally get into “good trouble” as Anti-Racist co-conspirators fighting against injustices on a global scale and working proactively on behalf of the clients in their lives.Sept. 28, 2023 | 9:15-10:15amSept. 28, 2023 | 10:30-11:30amSept. 28, 2023 | 1:00-2:00pmSept. 28, 2023 | 2:15-3:15pmSept. 28, 2023 | 3:30-4:30pm

september 29th

Sept. 29, 2023 | 9:15-10:15amSept. 29, 2023 | 10:30-11:30amSept. 29, 2023 | 1:00-2:00pmSept. 29, 2023 | 2:15-3:15pmSept. 29, 2023 | 3:30-4:30pm