Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 10:00 AM EST
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Fredrick-Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park 
1417 Thames St
Baltimore, MD 21231

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Elizabeth Unger 
Behavioral Health System Baltimore 

The Power of Resilience and Recovery: BHSB's Annual Gathering 2019 

Behavioral Health System Baltimore's Annual Gathering - The Power of Resilience and Recovery - will be held on Wednesday, December 4 from 8:15 am - 10:00 am. 

This year's event, moderated by WBAL's Jason Newton, will feature three inspiring personal stories from individuals who use experience, strength and hope to promote resilience and recovery.
  • Jabari LylesLGBTQ Affairs Liaison, Office of the Mayor - Jabari has over ten years of experience leading initiatives which emphasize his passion for community, education and social justice. He is dedicated to working towards the advancement of LGBTQ people, particularly LGBTQ people of color, LGBTQ youth and the transgender community.
  • Latesha HiggsFounder and CEO of the Diva Effect - Latesha founded the Diva Effect to empower girls and young women to be leaders  by teaching them how to develop healthy habits of the mind, body, and spirit. She is also a public speaker and advocate for mental health with NAMI Baltimore's In Our Own Voice program.
  • Arnold RossVice President of Finance and Operations at BHSB - Arnold has more than 25 years in financial management for behavioral health nonprofits. He has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at BHSB for 5 years and served for 15 years as CFO of Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems (BSAS) before that.  Arnold is passionate about this work because of his own experience in long-term recovery.
This event is free and open to the public but space is limited so register today! Plan to arrive early for a chance to eat breakfast and network with other people who are committed to behavioral health and wellness.