Silence the Shame Presents “A Brilliant Mind Gala” | May 5th, 2021

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Silence the Shame Presents “A Brilliant Mind Gala,”
A Virtual Experience of Music and Mental Health to be held
on May 5th at 8pm EST.

A Brilliant Mind Gala will feature appearances by Charlamagne tha God, DJ D-Nice, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Sen. Rev Raphael G. Warnock, Michelle Williams, Lecrae, Keri Hilson, Kenneth Cole, Ronnie DeVoe, Anthony Hamilton and more!

Register For Your FREE ticket to “A Brilliant Mind” at silencetheshame.com

Pictured: Shanti Das, Founder of Silence The Shame

[Schure Media Group, April 28, 2021, Atlanta, GA] Silence the Shame, Inc. (STS), a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and educating communities on mental health and wellness, will present their inaugural “A Brilliant Mind Gala,” to be held virtually on Silence the Shame Day, May 5, 2021, at 8pm EST.

Hosted by Atlanta radio personality and culture curator Kenny Burns, the virtual gala and fundraiser will honor nationally syndicated radio host Charlamagne tha God, award-winning DJ D-Nice, psychologist & licensed professional counselor Dr. Spirit, and Grammy Award-winning singer Michelle Williams who are being recognized for making a difference in mental health and wellness. The event also features special appearances by Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia Senator Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, Common, Lecrae, singer/actress Keri Hilson, Ronnie DeVoe, and clothing designer Kenneth Cole. A highlight of the gala is a special performance from soul music icon, Anthony Hamilton, and a special 15-minute Club Quarantine set by DJ D-Nice.

Besides the Gala, STS will host a Text-a-Thon to support Silence the Shame’s year-round programming, initiatives, and partnerships that silence the shame around mental health awareness, eliminate the stigma and provide support for people living with mental health illnesses and disorders. Silence the Shame’s goal is to get people talking about mental health, fight the stigma, provide support, educate communities and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. Shanti Das, Founder of Silence the Shame, Inc. shares, “Silence the Shame is proud to present, A Brilliant Mind Gala, a virtual experience of music, entertainment, and mental health and wellness education. This year we are hyper-focused on supporting individuals in the music industry to reduce rates of suicide, substance abuse and promote a wellness culture with the launch of our new training program, The Soundtrack for Mental Health. These fundraising events kick off our month-long campaign to raise $1 million to expand programming nationally to improve mental health outcomes for executives, creatives and artists in the music industry. We are also excited to partner with Naked Cashmere, who will donate $5 for every limited-edition mask set sold in honor of National Silence the Shame Day.” Click silencetheshame.com to register for your FREE ticket to “A Brilliant Mind.”

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about one in every five individuals in the U.S. experience a mental illness each year. In June 2020, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 40% of the adults surveyed showed increased mental health conditions. The report identified that young adults, racial minorities, and other vulnerable population groups experienced disproportionately worse mental health outcomes, increased substance use, and elevated suicidal ideation. In February 2021, the CDC reported that the percentage of adults with recent symptoms of anxiety or depression increased from 36.4% to 41.5%, and the rate of those reporting unmet mental health care needs increased from 9.2% to 11.7%. Join Silence the Shame’s for this national movement to raise awareness about the importance of mental wellness by visiting their website silencetheshame.com and following them on socials @silencetheshame!

About Silence the Shame (STS)

Silence the Shame, Inc. is a 501©3 non-profit organization that focuses on education and awareness around mental health. STS programs and initiatives consist of wellness and crisis response trainings, community conversations, digital content, and outreach events. We aim to normalize the conversation, peel back the layers of shame, eliminate stigma, and provide support for mental well-being. As mental health educators and advocates, we strive to be a world leader in erasing the stigma and educating communities on wellness through community conversations, wellness training, interesting content, and outreach programs.

Photo Credit: Nick Nelson

Schure Media Group

MORE Concerts & Festivals on T.U.M.S.!

Damien L. Sneed’s "Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey" Tour | Kicks Off Dec. 1st, 2021
"Cali Vibes 2022" Concert in Long Beach, Ca. | February 4-6, 2022
Academy & Grammy Award Winner H.E.R. to Perform at the Apollo for SiriusXM and Pandora on Nov. 2nd, ...
Kenny G’s "The Miracles Holiday and Hits" Tour 2021 | Kicks Off Dec. 2nd, 2021
The 24th Annual Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour | Kicks Off Nov. 26th, 2021
The MixTape Tour 2022 w/New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley & En Vogue | Kicks Off May 1...
Boney James 1st Ever Livestream Concert at City Winery Nashville | Oct. 10th, 2021
The 8th Annual Florida Jerk Festival: Orlando Edition | Oct. 24th, 2021
The Montclair Jazz Festival Grand Finale Week | Sept. 25th, 2021
The 15th Annual McDonald's Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour | Sept. 19th-Oct. 10th, 2021
The 2021 Innervision Records Summer Jamm Concert (Virtual) | Sept. 3rd, 2021
The 11th Annual AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival | Sept. 11th, 2021
The 2023 Return of Blue Note At Sea | January 13th-20th, 2023
The 2021 World Food & Music Festival in Des Moines, IA | Sept. 17th - 19th, 2021
The Labrie Group Announces the Opening of their Newest Venue - Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club –
The Soul-Cal Experience Music, Food and Culture Festival in Redlands, Ca. | Sept. 4th, 2021
The Other Minds Festival 25 - Moment's Notice | Oct. 14th-17th, 2021
The 10th Annual East Petersburg Blues Festival in PA (FREE!) | Sept. 4th, 2021
The 17th Annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival (FREE!) | Sept. 18th, 2021
The Hueneme Beach Festival in Ventura County, Ca. (FREE ADMISSION!) | August 28th-29th, 2021

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hide