Widening the Lens: Social Justice and Racial Equity in Suicide Prevention

August 18th – 10:15 – 10:45 AM

How do racial equity and social justice work in the context of suicide prevention? What does this lens bring to the work and what new strategies and approaches to suicide prevention and mental health emerge? As the Widening the Lens toolkit for Social Justice and Racial Equity in Suicide Prevention is introduced, learn about the process that the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention’s Alliance for Equity employed in its development and its impact on the Coalitions work.

Presenters

Jennifer Kelliher

Jennifer Kelliher

Jennifer Kelliher has been the Managing Director of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention since 2012.
Pata Suyemoto, Ph.D.

Pata Suyemoto, Ph.D.

Dr. Pata Suyemoto is a feminist scholar, writer, educator, diversity trainer, mental health activist, jewelry designer, and avid bicyclist.

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