Local and Online Events

October 2019

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | NAMIWalks Los Angeles |Los Angeles
Annual 5K fundraiser; register or support a team

Tuesday, October 8, 12-1 pm | NAMI Yolo Country Interfaith Prayer Service | Davis
Celebrate the hope we have that everyone who experiences a mental health condition finds the services, support and resources necessary to live in recovery at The Episcopal Church of Saint Martin in Davis, CA. We hope you’ll also plan to stay with us for the reception that will follow from 1-2 pm.

Wednesday, October 9, 2-3 pm | Grow Your Grassroots” Webinar | Online
These webinars are designed to provide NAMI Affiliates and other mental health organizations with tools to reflect and improve on current community outreach strategies in reaching diverse communities. This month’s webinar will focus on mental health among Latinx communities. Register now

Thursday, October 10, 8:30 am-4 pm | NAMI Contra Costa County’s “3rd of Its Kind” Mental Health and Spirituality Conference
Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church (1801 Lacassie Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596 (map).
More info and registration
Event flier

Saturday, October 12, 9 am to 3:30 pm |2019 Northern California Regional Multicultural Symposium: Team NAMI: Raising Voices | Stockton
NAMI CA seeks to bridge the gaps created by mental health stigma by bringing together Northern California community leaders, providers and peers from diverse communities. The goal is to foster an open dialogue about the successes and challenges various communities have experienced. Find out more and register.

Saturday, October 12| NAMIWalks Kern County | Bakersfield
Annual 5K fundraiser; register or support a team

Saturday, October 12, 10 am – 1:30 pm | Ask the Doctor Conference/Preguntale Al Doctor La Conferencia, presented by NAMI Urban Los Angeles and Metropolitan State Hospital | Norwalk

This conference, presented in Spanish, is for the family members and care givers who have a loved one with a mental health condition. With Dr. Alex Kopelowicz Chief, OVMC, Department of Psychiatry Vice-Chair and Professor of Psychiatry/David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Dr. Jesus Machado-Salas M.D. Ph.D.

Friday, October 18, 1:30-4 pm | “Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Online” Webinar Series Part II: Foundations of Cultural and Linguistic Competence

NAMI California’s three-part “Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Online” webinar series aims to equip NAMI members, affiliates, and community members with tools and resources to engage diverse communities. Webinars may be attended as a three-part series or individually, depending on the participant’s needs or the needs and interest of your organization. Register online

Saturday, October 26 | NAMI Walks Inland Empire | Helmet

Annual 5K fundraiser; register or support a team

November

Saturday, November 9 | NAMIWalks San Francisco | Lake Merced
Annual 5K fundraiser; register or support a team

Saturday, November 9, 1:30-4 pm | “Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Online” Webinar Series Part III: Principles of Community Engagement

NAMI California’s three-part “Cultural and Linguistic Competence Training Online” webinar series aims to equip NAMI members, affiliates, and community members with tools and resources to engage diverse communities. Webinars may be attended as a three-part series or individually, depending on the participant’s needs or the needs and interest of your organization. Registration open soon.


Do you have an event? Submit a listing to nami.california@namica.org