Events

Our events, based on our film and series content, are focused on inspiring and promoting spiritual, mental, physical, and career empowerment.

Black Male Mental Health: Improving as Individuals First

Saturday, August 10, 2024

11am - 1pm (Includes free brunch)

Strand Theatre, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Temeko Richardson, Facilitator, Martha's Vineyard August 10, 2024 Strand Theatre

Temeko Richardson

Producer/Director/Writer: I AM Him
Technology and Sports Entrepreneur

Facilitator

Mental health and well-being continues to be a growing, complex concern across health, education, family, economics, sports, spirituality, and politics. As a follow-up to our Telly award-winning Advocacy and Causes mental health-focused short film, I Am Him, our panel will discuss the most common issues Black males face today and the blueprint for resolution to navigate in a challenging political climate that requires strong individual and collective wellness.

Audience: Athletes, Entrepreneurs, Fathers, Husbands, Brothers, Sons and their support system.

Panelists

Bilal Akram Panelist Martha's Vineyard August 10, 2024 Strand Theatre

Bilal S. Akram

Founder, Code M Magazine
Ret CFD Mental Health Advisor

100 Black Men (Cleveland)
Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. Panelist Martha's Vineyard August 10, 2024 Strand Theatre

Marvin S. Arrington Jr.

Fulton County (GA) Commissioner
"Super" Attorney

CNN, Legal Analyst
Dr. Lawrence Powell, Panelist Martha's Vineyard August 10, 2024 Strand Theatre

Dr. Lawrence Powell

Author, The Good Life
Founder, Agape Family Center,
Rahway,N.J.

"Dr. Gino", I Am Him series
Marcus Smith II. Panelist Martha's Vineyard August 10, 2024 Strand Theatre

Marcus Smith II

Former NFL Player
Founder, The Circle of M, Inc.

CNN, Contributor

Partners

Penn Black Alumni Society Georgetown Black Alumni Council 100 Black Men

Sponsors

Athletes.org by Brandon Copeland Better Help at Betterhelp.com Celsius