About Us Contact Us Help




Together Empowering Asian Minds Holds Video Open Call

Press Release

Together Empowering Asian Minds (TEAM)
Holds Video Open Call to Promote AAPI Mental Health Awareness

Together Empowering Asian Minds (TEAM) is a national awareness campaign that aims to break the cultural stigma surrounding mental health issues in the AAPI community by educating and empowering AAPI individuals to speak, share and support one another.

TEAM is holding a video open call to encourage creative ways to discuss and share about the different experiences and perspectives of mental health for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Entries can take the form of video essays, personal stories, or PSAs.

Some questions to consider may be:

●    What are some of the challenges the AAPI community faces in addressing mental health issues?
●    How can we challenge these cultural forces and de-stigmatize talking about and seeking treatment for mental health issues?
●    Have you or someone you know faced mental health challenges?
●    Has your cultural background affected the way you see mental health?

Anyone over 18 years old can submit a video (30 seconds to 6 minutes long) until January 31, 2017. The winners of the TEAM Video Open Call will receive a prize from philosophy, who are our sponsors through the hope & grace initiative, and their videos will be shown at a simulcast event in the spring of 2017.

Please visit the TEAM website for more details about the Video Open Call, including the official rules and the submission form. An Open Call toolkit is also available for download and easy sharing.



TEAM is a peer-led, Massachusetts-based coalition formed in 2010 to address the urgent and unique mental health challenges faced by the AAPI community and their loved ones. Saheli, The Transformation Center, and Asian Women for Health are the lead agencies spearheading the TEAM campaign. A full list of partnering organizations can be found here.

Bookmark and Share | Share your Comments

Comments :
Post a new message

In this Issue
Lokvani Talks To Dharma Center Team

Dr. Yogesh Rathi, Dr. Darshan Thakkar, Mr. Dinesh Hegde, Mr. Ashwani Garg and Dr. Suresh Jain have established the Dharma Center of America that works to provide nutritional food and school tutoring services for everyone in the community. The first center has been inaugurated in Lowell, MA.

Lokvani Talks To  Dharma Center Team
Our Voice And Yours

Commonly considered the unofficial capital of New England, Boston offers something for everyone. Whether an active nightlife or outdoor activities suit your lifestyle, you can find plenty to do in Boston proper and the surrounding areas. In addition, this week the City of Boston's Licensing Board unanimously approved rules and regulations to allow for BYOB (bring your own bottle) in Boston.

Our Voice And Yours
Harvard India Conference

The 14th Annual India Conference 2017 at Harvard is scheduled to be held during Feb. 11-12, 2017 in Boston. Get your heavily discounted early bird tickets now before they run out :) We have created a special discount promo code for Lokvani readers. Please enter the code LOKVANI at checkout and get a further 10% off!!

Harvard India Conference
South Asian Showdown 2017

by Rohit Bambi
Biggest Bollywood/Fusion competition on the east coast!!! Buy now before it sells out! Bollywood vs Fusion teams...which is the best? Come find out at the South Asian Showdown! We will have the best teams from all over North America competing for the South Asian Showdown crown!!

South Asian Showdown 2017
Recipes - BBB - Beets, Broccoli And Brussel Sprouts

It is January and the season of Beets and Broccoli and Brussel sprouts.

Recipes - BBB - Beets, Broccoli And Brussel Sprouts

You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Copyrights Help