Friday, November 8

Film Screening: Pain is the Agent of Change & The Healing Begins

7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Hosted by Sista Afya: Join us for a special film screening & fireside chat with filmmaker Tristien Marcellous Winfree about healing from trauma and grief in the Black community. Please RSVP at

This event is part of Black Mental Wellness Weekend, a grassroots community event focused on improving mental health and wellness within Chicago’s Black community. Mental Wellness can be seen by some as cold, distant, and out of reach for our community. Black Mental Wellness Weekend seeks to bring mental wellness to our neighborhoods on the South Side of Chicago through building community through healing. We have gathered some of the brightest minds in Black mental health and wellness in the Chicago to provide our community with a multitude of ways to connect and heal.

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