AACI Hosts Black History Month Kick Off Event: Empowerment Begins with You

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On Saturday, January 27th, African American Community Initiative (AACI) will be kicking off Black History month with a fun, informative, and free event celebrating the wellness, resilience, and recovery of the African American Community. 

Stop by the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to share stories, promote wellness and take one step towards improving the well being of our communities. With a focus on understanding substance use and suicide risk in the African American community, the event will feature a resource fair, informative presentations, a Photovoice panel where young people will share their stories, cultural entertainment, children’s activities and a free soulful lunch.

The mission of the AACI is to become a known resource for African American Community members facing challenges with finding and utilizing mental health services, while addressing inequalities faced by African Americans in our county.  Their vision is to build a community driven support system for reducing mental health and substance use treatment disparities, and the stigma of mental illness.  

Want to know how to get more involved with AACI?

Contact Talisha Racy or Tennille Tucker for more information. 

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