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Girl Scouts of the USA Campfire Chat

Posted March 4, 2021 / Grantee News

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm Arizona and Pacific; 7:00pm to 8:00pm Eastern Join GSUSA for Campfire Chat: A New Decade of Leadership on how leadership is defined, aspired to, and prepared for in our country. We’ll convene a panel of Girl Scout alums from a variety of industries in order to get a… Read more »

Independent Lens Names BEDLAM Documentary Feature

Posted December 18, 2020 / Grantee News

Click here for the Independent Lens Newsletter. Shot over five years, this critically acclaimed Sundance favorite takes viewers inside Los Angeles County’s overwhelmed and under-resourced psych ER, to a nearby jail warehousing thousands of psychiatric patients, to the homeless encampments and homes of people affected by severe mental illness – including the filmmaker’s own sister. Directed,… Read more »

SAAF’s CEO Elected to TUSD Governing Board

Posted November 20, 2020 / Grantee News

A Letter from Dr. Ravi Grivois-Shah, November 18, 2020: Dear SAAF Community, I’m writing today to share good news…. As many of you may have already heard, the voters of Tucson have elected me to serve on the TUSD Governing Board! The Tucson Unified School District, with over 40,000 students, is the largest school district… Read more »

Shattering Stigma Mural in Downtown Toledo

Posted November 5, 2020 / Grantee News

The second installation of the “Shattering Stigma” project was done recently – a project funded by the Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) and a collaboration between artist Gail Christofferson of Animal House Glass Studio and Zepf Center. Unique to this installation are QR codes embedded in the piece that allow viewers to get more information… Read more »

Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion of BEDLAM 10/27/20

Posted October 22, 2020 / Grantee News

Arizona Public Media and NAMI Southern Arizona invite you to join us for a special virtual screening of Bedlam. Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 pm Based on the critically-acclaimed book with the same title, this feature-length documentary from Independent Lens immerses us in the national crisis surrounding care of the severely mentally ill through intimate stories of… Read more »

Carter Center Mental Health Journalism Fellowships

Posted September 15, 2020 / Grantee News

Featured September 2020 “Informed journalists can have a significant impact on public understanding of mental health issues as they shape debate and trends with the words and pictures they convey.” -Rosalynn Carter Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been a steadfast advocate for parity and improving the lives of those living with mental health disorders.… Read more »