On Friday, June 7, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)’s new Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health will convene for the second time to hear from award winning actress and mental health advocate Taraji P. Henson. Henson founded The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in 2018 to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness in the African American community and specifically tackle the suicide rate among Black youth. Henson will share her personal perspective on managing mental health challenges, and the benefits of shining light on this topic in Black households.
WHAT: CBC Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health Forum with Taraji P. Henson
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
WHEN: Friday, June 7, 2019/9:30AM to 10:30AM
WHO: Taraji P. Henson, Founder, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation