Universal Hip Hop Museum presents UHHM Cares
Location: Redstone Theater
A Wellness Forum
Part of Changing the Picture, sponsored by Time Warner Inc.
Opening remarks by Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City
UHHM Cares is a wellness forum about the impact that mental disorders have on communities of color. The evening begins with a screening of Boxed In (2015, 29 mins.) a film by Tasha Smith about a black man in New York City who struggles with bipolar disorder while his girlfriend and mother learn to cope with his struggle. The screening will be followed by a discussion including author Shanti Das (founder of Silence the Shame), radio talk show host Dr. Lajoyce Brookshire, clinical social worker Dr. Alicia T. Henderson, and Dr. Michele T. Reed. For more information about the Universal Hip Hop Museum visit www.uhhm.org. The program runs approximately two hours.