Northwest Credible Messenger is a regional Capacity Building arm of the National Credible Messenger Mentoring Movement (CM3). Our goal is to build bridges of opportunity for our Black and Brown communities statewide through Capacity Building – Teaching the tools to build a seat at the table, Policy Advocacy – Building acumen for lasting transformative change,and Positive Youth Justice – Investing in the next generation of Black and Brown leadership.
Ever been told you should journal about it and thought that’s not for me or I don’t know how? What is so great about journaling anyway? There are so many ways to journal and I bet I can find a way that will work for you. Come experience journaling in a whole new way.
Peer support has been around since 1970 and was created for the mental health system. Unfortunately, all systems across the nation have been built on racism. Learn from two experts who will share their personal stories of navigating the peer movement through a BIPOC lensand how to create different avenues for peers who identify as BIPOC.
Not so much a "how to", rather I draw from my lived experience of what I call my evolutionary journey of becoming who I am, finding myself in the culture and language of my own people, and then bringing that my work with Native peers. Providing culturally competent peer support services in tribal communities.
He Veterans Cultural Engagement Training, offered by the WA State Department of Veterans Affairs’ Counseling and Wellness Program, sheds light on the world that military veterans come from, highlights the challenges veterans face in transitioning from “Battlemind to Homemind”, and offers a meaningful discussion about how an individual or organization can create an environment in which veterans can find their “second mission.” For those of us who served in the military, this training might provide a better understanding of how our experiences in the military impact our work and personal lives. For those who did not serve, it can provide insight into how your response to a veterans’ perspective or reaction can help you resonate and connect with them.
We strive to empower dads to be more fully engaged in their families life, and to become an equal participant in their child’s journey to recovery. We believe it takes a village to raise a child, and that village must include dads.
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