Past Events

Events

September

23rd

SelfMade Junior Advisory Meeting

Dr. Alfiee will be joining SelfMade and their Junior Advisory Board in their inaugural meeting.

September

23rd

I’m Listening

Dr. Alfiee joins Carson Daly as co-host for Audacy's fifth annual "I'm Listening" special, a live national broadcast bringing together artists, athletes, medical specialists, and others with intimate conversations about mental health through authentic, open dialogue led by some of the nation’s top influencers. Learn more here: https://www.audacy.com/im-listening/carson-daly-and-dr-alfiee-host-im-listening-2021

September

21st

Lifeline

Two of AAKOMA's amazing Directors from our Board, H. Kathy Williams and Kathy Springfield Cobb, will be presenting to the staff of a national network of crisis centers as part of their Beyond Cultural Competency program. They will be talking about Breaking the Silence -- Identify Depression and Assisting with Suicide Prevention with Diverse Callers.

September

18th

BIG East Freshmen Fundamentals

Dr. Alfiee will be one of the speakers at The BIG EAST Conference's annual Freshmen Fundamentals and Transition Game programs hosted in a virtual format this year, as men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes from across all 11 BIG EAST schools will log on for interactive sessions on Saturday, Sept. 18.

September

10th

Instagram Live with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Dr. Alfiee will join Dr. Doreen Marshall on Fri. 9/10 around 4:00 PM EST for a special guest interview as part of the AFSP's World Suicide Prevention Day with celebrity artists, partners, and mental health professionals, a free virtual concert and panels on mental health, suicide prevention, and more.

August

11th

Mount Olive Bible Study on Grief

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw25T7pqjH4

July

27th

1:00 PM

Sickle Cell Virtual Summer Enrichment Camp

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July

26th

6:30 PM

NAMI Northern Virginia Monthly Community Meeting

Overcoming Mental Health Stigma in Diverse Youth: The AAKOMA FLOA program

July

21st

3:00 PM

IG Live with SelfMade

Watch here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CRmgv37KpNo/

July

17th

11:00 AM

2nd Annual When the Music Stops Summit

A Celebration of Music. Community. Mental Health. Wellness. Featuring Special Guest Speakers. DJs. Panels. Musical Performances. Dr. Alfiee will be moderating the “How Culture Affects Mental Health in Communities of Color” panel at 1:00 pm ET. The event begins at 11:00 am ET/8:00 am PT. Follow on IG @WhenTheMusicStops Tickets

July

12th

3:00 PM

IG Live with Slumberkins

@Slumberkins

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