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Wed, May 31



Say His Name: MILES HALL 2023 Angelversary

A virtual community event to celebrate Miles and the work of The Miles Hall Foundation to end police violence and stop the stigma and criminalization of mental illness. Read more here.

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Say His Name: MILES HALL 2023 Angelversary
Say His Name: MILES HALL 2023 Angelversary

Time & Location

May 31, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT


About the event

We invite you to join us in commemorating the life of Miles Hall at our virtual "Say His Name" event on Wednesday, May 31st This special free virtual event is how we're marking Miles' 4th Angelversary.

On June 2, 2019 Miles was killed by Walnut Creek, CA police during a mental health crisis. Miles' was a bright, creative, and kind soul taken too soon. He had his whole life ahead of him. This year to celebrate Miles and the positive change happening in his name though The Miles Hall Foundation, we'll be be highlighting the power of art, music, and creativity in creating change in the world and helping end the stigma and criminalization often surrounding mental health and mental illness.

Original works inspired by Miles' life and the activism and the change made in his name will be showcased, along with resources for mental health and creative expression in the Bay Area and beyond!

Hosted by Taun Hall, Miles' mom and The Miles Hall Foundation's Executive Director and Gabrielle Jones, Ph.D. Vice Chair of The Miles Hall Foundation Board of Directors and founder of Steady Clinical Consultation, Training, and Development

Featured Presenters:

💚 Rob Jackson from  BEATS RHYMES & LIFE , a community-based organization that grew in response to a critical need for therapeutic programs designed specifically to serve boys and young men of color who as a group demonstrate some of the greatest health and social disparities.

💚 Tonia Herrero, founder of East Bay Art Therapy  Before becoming an art therapist and founder of this organization, Tonia was a public school teacher in Oakland for ten years. East Bay Art Therapy serves clients with a variety of mental health issues for both youth and adults. They are an anti-oppressive, anti-racist, anti-fatphobic, and LGBTQIA+ affirming practice practicing.

💚 Folks from Connections House will be there too! 


Registration link for the Zoom is here >> or click RSVP button below. 

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