Healing Black Minds Mental Health Awareness in African American Communities
Hopeful Inc.'s goal is to better educate and supply resources and literature to Sacramento County residents with an emphasis on the black community regarding mental health care and early detection. We provide referrals and/or literature to individuals seeking mental health care and looking to learn more about mental health care for themselves or loved ones.
We need you assistance in developing the movement, creating meeting places for discussing and spreading the word about the "HEALING BLACK MINDS" Movement.
We need your assistance in getting the word out regarding our MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS program!! Factors that affect African Americans' reception of mental health services:
1. Distrust of the medical field 2. Poverty/Economic factors 3. Access to services 4. Lack of understanding/education
63% of African Americans believe that depression is a personal sign of weakness 56% of African Americans believe that depression is a normal sign of aging
General needs of our volunteers:
Social media design
Social media content writing
Pass out fliers
Connect with your community via forums
Recruit other organizations to partner with Hopeful Inc.
Do internet research regarding likeminded organizations
Introduce our organization to new technology
Research community corporations to discover the ways they donate/donation programs
Participate in community events on Hopeful's behalf
Research Eventbrite, Sacramento365 & etc. for events to spread our message
Helping Other People Everywhere Fully Utilize Life
Who We Are
HOPEFUL Inc is a community based organization that provides solutions, coping skills and resources to the most distressed communities in Sacramento. We take a state-of-the-art approach in addressing societal challenges, and help these communities discover new perspectives on how to overcome obstacles and barriers to new information and ideas. For those who have participated in our programs, there is a high success rate of life transformative skills.
To be trusted leaders in the community by providing innovative charitable solutions to age old societal challenges.
Advocacy & Human Rights
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
May 18, 2021
Grant Writing / Research
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
5 hours per month (ongoing)
Ability to help raise mental health awareness by promoting on social media, community engagement, word of mouth and fundraising. We need a 5 hours/month commitment from every volunteer.