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2019 Champions of Mental Health Awards Dinner

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 1:00 AM


On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Mental Health California™ will present an elegant evening of recognition of achievements in mental health and wellness among industry leadership. Award recipients will have demonstrated success in helping to resolve complex community mental health concerns through advocacy, research, public policy, outreach, clinical work, administration, innovation, or direct services. An hour long dinner social will precede the awards ceremony.   Come and enjoy real stories of hope and resilience, plus great food and dessert, guest speakers, complimentary wine by Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, exceptional networking, and excellent entertainment throughout. Proceeds from the event will support our training, education, and community outreach programs.  Our esteemed 2019 honorees are Theopia Jackson, Ph.D., President, The Association of Black Psychologists, Inc. for the “Cultural Practitioner Award”; Jim Beall, State Senator, California's 15th Senate District for the “Legislator of the Year Award”; and the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health for the “Advocacy Leadership Award”. We are extremely proud of our honorees’ contributions to the health and mental wellness of the people of California. We are also excited to bring you an excellent line-up of guest speakers including Galen Duncan, Ph.D., Vice President, Kings Academy and Professional Development, Sacramento Kings; Eileen Kim, Miss California 2019; Dr. Dennis Godby, BS, MA, ND, Founder, Sacramento Naturopathic Medical Center; Lakshmi Malroutu, Ph.D., Chief Operations Officer, Asian Pacific Community Counseling; and Ms. Lishia Jackson, Counselor, Folsom Lake College and Consumer Representative, Stop Stigma Sacramento. Over 300 guests will be thrilled by outstanding entertainers including a special performance by LB Crew, a dynamic pop-soul/R&B singer known to millions on NBC’s hit show “The Voice” (Season 16 Blind Auditions). His powerful voice embodies passion and conviction, “creating magic” for audiences including music industry veterans Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Adam Levine. LB brings rich, soulful vocals to the music industry as a performer, producer, and bandleader. The lineup also includes Missy Robertson from the 12th season of NBC’s “The Voice”. Her emotional delivery of popular and original songs are known worldwide, showcasing her church roots all the way to modern soulful musical influences. Music will be performed by the Harley White, Jr. Quartet, led by Pulitzer Prize-nominated musician and composer Harley White, Jr., a self-described “Bluesician”, best known as a virtuoso bassist. The Northern California-based instrumentalist’s talents earned him a 2015 Pulitzer Prize nomination as musical director of Mark Stein’s “Direct From Death Row, The Scottsboro Boys: An Evening of Vaudeville and Sorrow.”  5:00 p.m. Registration5:30 p.m. Dinner Social6:30 p.m. Awards Dinner Program Click here to view our promotional video.  Click here for sponsorship information including tables for 9 guests.  Individual tickets are for General Admission / unassigned/ open seating at tables of 9 (please arrive early for best General Admission seats, which are placed behind sponsored tables).  Parking permits are available for $7.50 on the 3rd floor of Parking Structure II at California State University, Sacramento. From Folsom Blvd. or College Town Drive, take State University Drive to Parking Structure II. From the parking garage, follow directions along the walkway to the University Union Ballroom. This year's event is generously sponsored by Highlands Community Charter School, California Health Care Foundation, University of California Office of the President, Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento County Department of Behavioral Health Services, Alliant International University, UC Davis Health, California State University, Sacramento, Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions High School, Sierra Vista Hospital, Crestwood Behavioral

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Sacramento, CA 95819

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