Event Recap: Multicultural Regional Symposium October 2019

We convened with community members for another in our series of multicultural symposiums in Stockton on October 12. Our “Team NAMI: Raising Voices” day at San Joaquin Delta College included informative and inspiring presentations and discussions with fellow community members working to improve mental health care for all Californians.

We learned a lot from our Keynote speaker Kimberly Warmsley on Innovative Interventions in binding the community in healing.

It was wonderful to feel the blessing of our ancestors from Kalpulli Ketzalkoatl Ehecatl’s welcoming ceremony.

Informational knowledge about CLAS standards and San Joaquin Behavioral Health Services Standards was shared by Angelo Balmaceda.

Raksmey Roeum-Castleman discussed how community is more than belonging — it’s about doing something together that makes belonging matter.

We learned about and experienced new holistic and natural healing with Inner G.

We heard impactful words by WithOurWords Youth: Aaron & Miniya.

Kimberly Knifong led the breakout session, “Action Plans around the Diverse Communities in the Criminal And Juvenile Justice System.”

NAMI CA is truly appreciative of the support and efforts from all participants! More photos below, including organizations who came to share resources.