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May 4th 2021: A More Socially Just World w/ Daniel Fairley and John Thompson

Daniel Fairley, a Youth Opportunity Coordinator focused on Black Male Achievement for the City of Charlottesville, and John Thompson, a Family Services Specialist for the Charlottesville Department of Human Services, join Chris Meek in this installment of Next Steps Forward to discuss mental health in the Black community and existing inequalities both inside and outside of the mental healthcare structure. Hosts of the podcast “How U?,” (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAW96LgJg-Hr4CQzTqn1uJQ) which focuses on Black mental health, Fairley and Thompson will take a deep dive into the stigma surr

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Daniel Fairley

Daniel Fairley II currently serves as the Youth Opportunity Coordinator focused on Black Male Achievement for the City of Charlottesville. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Richmond in 2013. In January 2014, Daniel began interning in the Operations department of The White House under the Obama Administration. During this internship, he coordinated bi-weekly accessibility and inclusivity meetings with stakeholders throughout The White House. Afterward, he attended the University of Vermont (UVM) to earn a Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. In December 2017, Daniel accepted his current position to work with Black youth and
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John Thompson

John Thompson is a native of Lancaster, SC. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Liberty University. John is passionate about working with the youth and their families. He has a background in both early childhood and secondary education; he has taught and continued to be heavily involved with the communities that he has stayed in. Since moving to Charlottesville Va, he has a newfound love for mentorship, counseling, self-care, and spreading the awareness and importance of mental health to the black and brown community. He is currently pursuing his licensure in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and works as a Family Service Specialist for the City of Charlottesville. Joh
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3964/next-steps-forward 08/05/2021 01:00 08/05/2021 02:00 Next Steps Forward https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3964/next-steps-forward Daniel Fairley, a Youth Opportunity Coordinator focused on Black Male Achievement for the City of Charlottesville, and John Thompson, a Family Services Specialist for the Charlottesville Department of Human Services, join Chris Meek in this installment of Next Steps Forward to discuss mental health in the Black community and existing inequalities both inside and outside of the mental healthcare structure. Hosts of the podcast “How U?,” (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAW96LgJg-Hr4CQzTqn1uJQ) which focuses on Black mental health, Fairley and Thompson will take a deep dive into the stigma surrounding mental health, how mental health has changed since the onset of COVID-19, how individuals will need to re-acclimate when the world opens up again, and the mental health struggles surrounding the continued fight for social justice. Fairley and Thompson will provide an inside look into breaking mental health barriers in communities of color and how doing so can ultimately create a more just world. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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