HOPE in Action Awards & fundraising Breakfast
Join us on Tuesday, June 22nd at 10AM EST for our 2nd Annual HOPE In Action Awards & Fundraising Breakfast!
We're excited to uplift this special occasion as a celebration of giving for mental health and wellness for our community!

Quantifying Hope: At The HOPE Center our goals are to provide FREE therapy, end the stigma around mental illness and support our community. In addition to checking out and sharing the call with your networks, here are other ways you can participate in #HOPEInAction:

1. Support The HOPE Center’s mission to provide quality therapeutic services to the Harlem community and beyond by purchasing a HOPE In Action Awards & Fundraising Breakfast ticket. BUY TICKETS OR BECOME A SPONSOR HERE!

Everyone who purchases a ticket will be entered into our raffle giveaway!

2. Purchase your HOPE Lives In Harlem Pin in partnership with local Harlem artist Ronald Draper by Clicking Here
A Harlem native, Ronald Draper is a Contemporary Artist who has partnered with the HOPE Center to support mental health awareness.  Ronald’s passion for education through art has made him an effective change agent, leveraging his philanthropic and artistic ability.
 Leading up to this year's HOPE In Action Awards & Fundraising Breakfast, we will be hosting a silent auction. Some amazing people who fully support the goals of the HOPE Center have donated some stellar items and services to be auctioned off. All proceeds will go to the HOPE Center.  
The auction goes LIVE June 1st.
hosted by
Dr. Lena L. Green
Executive Director,
HOPE Center Harlem
Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr. 
Senior Pastor,
keynote speaker
Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis
Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a licensed psychologist, ordained minister, and sacred artist who has worked nationally and globally to provide relief and empowerment to marginalized persons. Dr. Thema, a professor at Pepperdine University, is a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women. Her contributions to psychological research, policy, and practice have been honored by national and regional psychological associations.

Dr. Thema earned her doctorate from Duke University, completed her post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical Center, and is a past American Psychological Association representative to the United Nations.

She has served as a mental health media consultant for numerous print, radio, and television media outlets, including but not limited to the Huffington Post, NPR, CBS, Oxygen, CNN, BET, TV One, Lifetime, and We TV.

Dr. Thema has edited and co-edited books on recovery from sexual violence, spirituality and religion in women’s lives, and womanist and mujerista psychologies. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed books Tweets for the Soul: When Life Falls Apart, Thriving in the wake of trauma: A multicultural guide, Mangos and Manna and The Birthing of a Lioness and is the recording artist on the CD Sky: An upbeat black girl’s song. Her work is based in an interdisciplinary understanding of spirituality, gender, culture and psychology.
2021 honorees
This year's honorees are community heroes and exemplary partners, demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the field of mental health and beyond. Each of the honorees have been an inspiration to us all and are pillars in our community.

Eboné Carrington
Chief Executive Officer
NYC Health+Hospitals|Harlem
Dr. Michael Lindsey
Executive Director,
McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at
New York University (NYU)
Dr. Katherine Shear
Founding Director,
The Center for Complicated Grief
Diaconate Ministry
Diaconate Ministry

Contact Us
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 Join us on June 22 !
Take to social media and share your thoughts on why philanthropic investment in mental health is imperative for our nation's future, using the hashtags #HOPE InAction and #HealingOnPurpose!
HOPE in Action Awards & fundraising Breakfast
 June 22, 2021, 10:00 AM 

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