Advocating and Organizing for the Mental Wellness of Black and Brown People

About CMHC
Coloring Mental Health Collective (CMHC) advocates and organizes for the mental wellness of Black and Brown people; it also seeks to dismantle oppressive ideologies and behaviors that cause emotional suffering. CMHC does this through innovation and creativity to foster safe and transformative spaces for communities to dialogue, imagine and re-imagine, and create a new future for Black and Brown people to more fully embody healing, freedom, and life-giving relationships.
The Coloring Mental Health Collective was founded based on the following: Continuing Education, Community Organizing, Care & Counseling, The Musical Arts.

There is a lot happening in the world. It is important for us to be grounded, focused, and remain committed to organizing together for a better future that is built from the grounds of healing, justice, and love.

CMHC Upcoming Events

September 10-11, 2021

Chicago Conference & Public Gathering

8:30 PM - 9:45 PM EST / 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM PST

Save the date

Online webinar
via Zoom

Fall 2020

2nd Annual

Coloring Mental Health Collective
Vision & Fundraising Dinner

Tre Kronor Restaurant
3258 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Thursday

April 29, 2021

7:30 PM CST

Grief, Rage & Political Action

Caring for the Black & Brown People from Womanist & Mujerista Perspectives during the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 23-24, 2020

Past Conferences
2020 Online Community Support Series – March/April 2020

march 26 - april 16, 2020

Online Community Support series

8:30 PM - 9:45 PM EST / 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM PST

Online webinar
via Zoom

2019 CMHC Conference (Chicago) – September 2019

September 13-14, 2019

Coloring Mental Health Collective Conference

Community Care & Counseling:
Models for the Survival and Flourishing of Black and Brown People

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Chicago, IL

Featured News

Letter of Support – OR HB 2002

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Advocates and Organizes for the Mental Wellness of Black and Brown People

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Coloring Mental Health Collective (CMHC) advocates and organizes for the mental wellness of Black and Brown people; it also seeks to dismantle oppressive ideologies and behaviors that cause emotional suffering. CMHC does this through innovation and creativity to foster safe and transformative spaces for communities to dialogue, imagine and re-imagine, and create a new future for Black and Brown people to more fully embody healing, freedom, and life-giving relationships.

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The Coloring Mental Health Collective was founded based on the following: Continuing Education, Community Organizing, Care & Counseling, The Musical Arts.

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2019 Coloring Mental Health Collective Conference

Community Care & Counseling: A Necessary Model for Black and Brown People

September 13-14, 2019
Chicago, IL

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THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING!!!

2018 Coloring Mental Health Conference
Chicago & Los Angeles

Telling Our Untold & Unacknowledged Stories: Reflections from Black and Brown Bodies

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Chicago, IL

September 7-8, 2018

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

2121 Sheridan Road | Evanston, Illinois 60201

Special thanks to The Center for the Church, the Black Experience of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and The Center for Religion & Psychotherapy of Chicago.

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Los Angeles, CA

October 26-27, 2018

Holman United Methodist Church

3320 West Adams Boulevard | Los Angeles, California 90018

Special Thanks to the Claremont School of Theology and The Clinebell Institute!

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