June, June, June, for Everyone

                                                                                    by Howard Diamond To begin, I propose a question. What does June mean to anyone? Maybe it is the beginning of summer. Then perhaps, it is the month of Father’s Day.Continue reading “June, June, June, for Everyone”

How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time

In a conversation with my colleague and friend, Jonathan P. Edwards, over the weekend he recommended a TED Talk by Baratunde Thurston that addresses racism in our country. Using humorContinue reading “How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time”

A message from OMH Commissioner Ann Sullivan in celebration of Juneteenth

As we celebrate Juneteenth this month, OMH wants to recognize and honor the amazing contributions, work, and commitment made by African Americans each and every single day. Juneteenth, which isContinue reading “A message from OMH Commissioner Ann Sullivan in celebration of Juneteenth”

How Your Organization Can Recognize Juneteenth

(Reposted from NYAPRS E-News June 17, 2021) President Biden Has Made Juneteenth a National Holiday; Please Mark June 19 for the Celebration of Juneteenth 2021! NYAPRS Note: The NYAPRS CulturalContinue reading “How Your Organization Can Recognize Juneteenth”

Our Community Mourns the Passing of Recovery Champion Kirsten Vincent

We Mourn the Passing of Recovery Champion Kirsten Vincent (Contributed by NYAPRS – June 3, 2021) On behalf of the NYAPRS board and community, I am deeply sorry to share theContinue reading “Our Community Mourns the Passing of Recovery Champion Kirsten Vincent”

DO WE WANT TO BE A VOLUNTEER?                  

By Howard Diamond February 1, 2021 What type of job do we want? What skills and hobbies do we possess?Do we have enough experience? Where do we start our search?DoContinue reading “DO WE WANT TO BE A VOLUNTEER?                  “