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Kind Ex - Mental Health in an Unequal World
Kind Ex - Mental Health in an Unequal World

Mon, 10 Oct



Kind Ex - Mental Health in an Unequal World

The Kindness Exchange is part of the Leeds Festival of Kindness, Compassion and Wellbeing. Looking at Mental Health in an Unequal World.

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Time & Location

10 Oct 2022, 10:30 – 18:00

Leeds, Calverley St, Leeds LS1 1UR, UK

About the Event

Event by Kinder Leeds, Black Lives Matter Leeds, Angel of Youth and Forum Central. 

This year's Kindness Exchange is brought to you in collaboration with Kinder Leeds, Black Lives Matter Leeds, Angel of Youth, and Forum Central.

We have decided to celebrate our Kindness Exchange day on World Mental Health Day, and Black History month to highlight the voice and influence of marginalised and disadvantaged communities in Leeds.

The aim of the day is to raise awareness around mental health inequalities that the changing society creates. Using an intersectional approach that celebrates the positive kindness of the city in tackling hate, stigma, and discrimination. Celebrating the positive contribution of Kindness made by the public, third sector, communities and private sectors.

A day of talks and workshops including:

  • Rose Simkins - Chief Executive, Stop Hate UK
  • Mohammed Abubakar Saleem - Regional Manager, Yorkshire and Humber, MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development)
  • The Climate Crisis – Climate Anxiety: A Youth Perspective; Climate Justice and Decolonising the Economy
  • Duncan Wells - Head of Resettlement, Refugee Council: How to Support Refugees
  • Fra Panella – Belonging Coach: How to Be at Home Anywhere In The World
  • A Kinder Approach to the Cost of Living – Panel Discussion
  • Intersectional Mental Health – Panel Discussion
  • Black Boy Joy – Film Premiere by Marvina Newton: Forum Central / Black Lives Matter Leeds

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