BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6237@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20200520T000000Z DTEND:20200520T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Discussions around mental health continue to be stigmatized wit hin the broader Asian and Pacific Islander community. These conversations are complicated by linguistic barriers\, the lack of culturally specific r esources\, and other racialized societal pressures. Despite the circumstan ces\, there are many who are finding creative ways to address these gaps a nd inequities.&nbsp\;\n\nIn honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month\, hear from innovative artists and crea tives who are speaking out about mental health within the API community th rough music\, poetry\, art\, food\, and film in a celebration of our commu nity&rsquo\;s strength and resiliency. Our community partner\, Changing Ti des\, a program of the Little Tokyo Service Center\, will also talk about their work to address this stigma within the Japanese American community a nd provide resources for those who need them.&nbsp\;\n\nFeaturing the team from the upcoming documentary&nbsp\;<em><strong><a href="https://www.thin gsineversaid.org/" target="_blank">Things I Never Said</a></strong></em>\; singer-songwriter&nbsp\;<strong><a href="http://www.priskamusik.com/" tar get="_blank">Priska</a></strong>\; organizer and poet&nbsp\;<strong>Audrey Kuo</strong>\; dancer and transformational coach&nbsp\;<strong><a href="h ttps://www.getfreewithcharlotte.com/" target="_blank">Charlotte Nguyen</a> </strong>\; and Qasida reciter and musician&nbsp\;<strong>Asiyah Amatullah Ayubbi</strong>.\n\nProgram will be presented on Zoom.us\, starting on Ma y 20 at 6 p.m. (PDT).\n\n<strong>This program is FREE\, but RSVPs are requ ired using the link below. You will be emailed 24 hours before the program with instructions on how to join this Zoom webinar.</strong>&nbsp\;\n\n<s trong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\ ;txobjid=83847142-f1a8-432e-b42e-5a56615bf603" target="_blank">RSVP NOW</a ></strong>\n<strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tick ets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=83847142-f1a8-432e-b42e-5a56615bf603" target="_blan k"></a></strong>\n<strong>Please contact&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:publicprogr ams@janm.org" target="_blank">publicprograms@janm.org</a>&nbsp\;if you hav e any additional questions.</strong> SUMMARY:Art as Healing: Mental Health within the API Community URL:/en/events/2020/05/20/art-as-healing-mental-health-within-the-api-commu / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR