Join a Conversation on Youth Mental Health Led by Young People in Our Region – June 1

Join Public Health–Seattle & King County’s Community Well-Being Program and the South King Emotional Wellness League (SKEWL) Wednesday June 1 4:30-6pm for a conversation on youth mental health led by and for young people in our region. Learn more and register here.

About this event

Intentions for This Space:

  • We will be coming together to talk about youth mental health and healing during this pandemic as well as talking through other issues in our community.
  • Make time for conversation about COVID impacted trauma, stigma, grief & growth-including space to process the trauma of recent events and how we can care for ourselves and each other.
  • Provide a safe space centered around BIPOC and those most impacted by COVID.
  • Share resources and build community through shared experiences.

This Events Topic: Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing

What to Expect:

  • Intros and Welcome
  • Panel – Large Group Discussion
  • Closing thoughts

Moderator: Makayla Wright (they/them), Community Wellbeing Program Manager

Makayla is a licensed masters level social worker and program manager working with King County Best Starts for Kids. Makayla is a Midwest transplant who has worked with diverse communities in a variety of capacities. They have worked as a community organizer, advocate, therapist, coach, and youth programs manager. They believe in utilizing strength based approaches and supporting community in achieving their goals.

Panelists:

Adar Abdi, She/Her

Tsion Debebe, She/Her

George Olebar, He/Him

Heena Vahora, She/Her

Learn more and register here.

See SKEWL’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/skewleague

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