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Black History and Mental Health in Tower Hamlets

277 Bancroft Road London E1 4DQ, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives
Black History Month, Community events, Free to attend, Workshops and activities
Saturday 15th October 2022 (10:30-16:00)
T.H African Caribbean Centre

All are welcome to join Tower Hamlets African and Caribbean Mental Health Organisation (THACMHO) for an all-day workshop exploring the connections between Black history and mental health, including pop-up exhibitions and highlights from Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives on display.

Registration 10:30am

Morning Session 11am-1pm

Lunch 1pm-2pm

Afternoon Session 2pm-4pm

The morning session focusses on the pioneering community development work that took place in the 1980s, with guest speaker Archibald McAllister sharing his experience as a Development Worker for the Tower Hamlets African and Caribbean Association (THACA). Following a Caribbean buffet lunch, the afternoon will focus on mental health, with a presentation on the THACMHO story and a panel discussion on mental health support work in contemporary Tower Hamlets.

 Please note this event will be filmed. There is free on-street parking nearby.

 Attendance is free but advance booking is essential.