Radical Joy &

Mental Health series

What is RJMH?

RJMH invites participants to engage in an interactive cultural experience in addition to wellness and art practices for sustainable joy and mental well-being.

 

We organize gatherings where discussions and wellness informed arts activities centering QTBIPoC.

Black Joy and Mental Health ( now called Radical Joy and Mental Health are inspired by a successful past event I organized with two Black Queer collectives at The Museum of Women’s Resistance in Brooklyn, NY on March 24th, 2019.

 

I co-created an event with Black Trans and Gender Non-Conforming people at The Museum of Women's Resistance called Black Joy and Mental Health. Our event sold out and our guests requested a follow-up event.

 

 

We also secured 4 sponsorships from 2 Black TGNC grassroots groups, the museum, and a local wellness center. The purpose of this event was to offer healing, food, and conversation. The conversation orbited mental health and what black joy means over a pot-luck style meal.

In 2020, RJMH strives to organize 2-3 events at venues for marginalized communities. RJMH invites participants to engage in an interactive cultural experience in addition to wellness and art practices for sustainable joy and mental well-being. It is a discussion on social justice and mental health over a communal dinner centering BIPoC/WoC especially Queer folks.

Current Projects  

Black Joy & 

Mental Health

The purpose of the event is to offer food, healing, and conversation.

A conversation about mental health and what black joy means with a potluck style dinner prioritizing Black TGNC folks, for LGBTQ folks.

Sunday, March 24th

from 6-9 pm

@ The Museum of Women's Resistance 

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