Calendar

This is a chronological list of announcements and upcoming events,


If you are converting an in-person support group to online, see our
Tips for Facilitating Online Groups.

For a Special Crisis Edition of Words of Wellness, click here.


March Events

All live events are subject to change.
Please check with the organizer before planning to attend live events.


Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC)

March 31, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Telehealth Basics
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Webinar

March 31, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Peer Providers Offer Understanding, Respect, Mutual Empowerment, and Support to Others Through Use of Their Personal Experiences: Martha Barbone and Rita Cronise
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Webinar

March 31, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)
Doors to Wellbeing
Register

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Webinar

March 31, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Peer, Friend and Self Support in the COVID-19 Crisis:
How to Provide Support for Ourselves and Others Through Times of Fear and Isolation, Patrick Hendry
MHA
Register

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Facilitator Group Online

March 31, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

March 31, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule


April Events

Rochester / Online

April 1, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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April 1, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
(6:oo – 7:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Radio Show

April 2, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
RCU Radio with Keith and Lori (weekly)
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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New York City

April 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Peer Workers United
(A Support Group for Peer Workers)
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Learn more

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Facilitator Group Online

April 2, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Thurs. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 2, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Thur. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Ronkonkoma

April 2, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live & Online Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Rochester

April 3, 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m.
Taking a Coach Approach: A Conversation for Change
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Recovery Coach University
Learn more

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 3, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern
(4:oo – 5:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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New York City

April 4, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET
Peer Specialists at Work: Advocacy and Supervision Strategies
Full Rate $75 / Reduced Rate $35
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Institute for the Development of Human Arts
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 4, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 4, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Online Support

April 4 and 5, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Live Chat

April 5, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
(3:oo – 4:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Austin, Texas

April 5-7, 2020
National Council 2020 Conference (Kaleidoscope)
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 6, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
(1:oo – 2:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Online Class

April 6 – May 12
NAMI Homefront Weekly Class

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Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC)

March 31, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Telehealth Billing
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Webinar

April 7, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Supervision of Peer Providers: Effective Supervision of Peers by Non-Peer Supervisors with Joanne Forbes and Rita Cronise
Northeast MHTTC
Register

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Facilitator Group Online

April 7, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 7, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 8, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
(6:oo – 7:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Radio Show

April 9, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
RCU Radio with Keith and Lori (weekly)
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 9, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Thurs. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 9, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Thurs. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Ronkonkoma

April 9, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live & Online Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 10, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern
(4:oo – 5:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 11, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 11, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Online Support

April 11 and 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Live Chat

April 12, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
(3:oo – 4:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 13, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
(1:oo – 2:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC)

April 14, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Telehealth Tools
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Facilitator Group Online

April 14, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 14, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Rochester / Online

April 15, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 15, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
(6:oo – 7:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Radio Show

April 16, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
RCU Radio with Keith and Lori (weekly)
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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New York City

April 16-17, 2020
Vera Institute of Justice Research Symposium
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Learn more

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Facilitator Group Online

April 16, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Thur. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 16, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Thur. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Ronkonkoma

April 16, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live & Online Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 17, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern
(4:oo – 5:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 18, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 18, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Online Support

April 18 and 19, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Live Chat

April 19, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
(3:oo – 4:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Syracuse

April 20, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Regional Orientation for New Staff
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Learn more

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 20, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
(1:oo – 2:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Seaside, Oregon

Peerpocalypse 2020/Alternatives Conference
Originally scheduled for April 20-23, 2020
(Rescheduled to July 20-23)
Learn More
Keynote Presenters
Nominate a Peer to Win an Award
Facebook Page
Register

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Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC)

April 21, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Telehealth with Children and Adolescents
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Albany

April 21-22, 2020 (being rescheduled)
NYAPRS Executive Seminar
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Flyer

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Facilitator Group Online

April 21, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 21, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 22, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
(6:oo – 7:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Radio Show

April 23, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
RCU Radio with Keith and Lori (weekly)
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 23, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Thur. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 23, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Thur. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Ronkonkoma

April 23, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live & Online Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 24, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern
(4:oo – 5:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 25, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 25, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Sat. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Online Support

April 25 and 26, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Healing Connections –  Online Support Group
(Saturday and Sunday)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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Live Chat

April 26, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
(3:oo – 4:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Albany

April 26-27, 2020
Families Together of New York State
(Contact the Organizer for Alternate Arrangements)
Flyer

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 27, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
(1:oo – 2:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC)

April 28, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Telehealth Troubleshooting
SAMHSA MHTTC
Register

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Facilitator Group Online

April 28, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 28, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Tues. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Online Training

April 28-29, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon (both days)
Peer Staff Supervision Training
Centre for Innovation in Peer Support
Flyer

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Webinar

April 28, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
A Path to Crisis Recovery & Resilience
– Helping Rural Communities, Dr. Jacque Gray
Doors to Wellbeing
Register

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Interactive Peer Support Group

April 29, 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
(6:oo – 7:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Radio Show

April 30, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
RCU Radio with Keith and Lori (weekly)
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Facilitator Group Online

April 30, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Facilitators of Online Support Groups (Thurs. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Peer Support Group Online

April 30, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Support for Peer Supporter Groups (Thurs. online)
Academy Virtual Community
Schedule

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Ronkonkoma / Online

April 30, 7:00-8:30 pm
Healing Connections – Live & Online Support Group
Association for Mental Health and Wellness
Connection

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May Events

Interactive Peer Support Group

May 1, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern
(4:oo – 5:00 pm Central)
Interactive Online Peer Support
Robyn Priest Live Your Truth
Learn More

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Rochester / Online

May 6, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Rochester / Online

May 20, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Buffalo

May 29, 2020
20th Annual Healthy Alternatives through Healing Arts (HAHA)
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Learn More


June Events

Rochester / Online

June 3, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Washington, DC

June 11-13, 2020
Mental Health America
(From Resiliency to Recovery)

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Rochester / Online

June 17, 4:30 – 6:00 pm Eastern
Learning Collaborative
Recovery Coach University
Learn More

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Albany

June 20-23, 2020
University of YOUTH POWER!
Youth Social Justice Conference (June 20-23)
YOUTH POWER!
Learn More

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Vancouver, BC (Canada)

June 25-26, 2020
Peer Support Canada (National) Conference
Learn More

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July Events

Webinar

July 14, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Topic: TBD
“Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series”
Register

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Atlanta

July 15-18, 2020
NAMI National Convention
Register

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New York City

July 16, 2020
NYC Conference for Working Peer Specialists
Details coming soon

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Seaside, Oregon

July 20-23, 2020
Peerpocalypse 2020/Alternatives Conference
Learn More
Keynote Presenters
Nominate a Peer to Win an Award
Facebook Page
Register


For a list of ongoing programs, click here.
For past events,
click here.

To submit an announcement, send email to academy.virtual.community@gmail.com