Legacy is very important when it comes to actively being anti-racist, as so many of our contributions have been hidden. DMHS strives to give credit where it’s due, and also to thank those who have partnered with & supported our organization.
Contributions to Initiatives:
Gregory Whiting from Waking Wisdom PLLC: Recommended adding more Attributes for Black Provider Category regarding identity (e.g. nationality, ethnicity)
Tracy & Lashanna from Gathering Roots: Recommended re-formatting website and directory for Accessibility, and adding a category for Allies to the Provider Directory, and provided marketing feedback to recruit Providers to sign up for the directory.
Denise from Well-Play: Requested Supporter & Verified Badges, and provided feedback & suggestions on Event Page idea
Paloma, owner from Crisálida Healing & Transformation, PLLC : Recommended Adding additional categories & attributes to the Provider Directory
Morgan Watson from Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study Board: Recommended adding LGBTQIA+ specific category to the Provider Directory
Dr. Kimberly Riley from You Are Beautiful PLLC, and Halisha Anderson, DMHS Board Member: Provided feedback, suggestions & recommendations for DMHS Free Therapy Program logistics and forms
Cierra Gloeckner from 253 Therapy and Consult: The very first Volunteer Therapist to sign up for DMHS Free Therapy Program and assisted with the program launch, and provided suggestions that resulted in updating the DMHS Free Therapy Feedback forms for more clarity for responders
Dominique Smith from UW CoLab: Connected DMHS with state organization leaders & community leaders for potential collaborations & partnerships.
Directory Collaboration: Gathering Roots, Y-We, Nile’s Edge, and A Sacred Passing collaborated in an outreach effort to notify Providers of Color about the directory.
253 Therapy and Consult: First Partner with DMHS Free Therapy Program
Cascadia Training: Donated 5% of all proceeds to DMHS during Black History Month 2022
Core Contributors & Donors:
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund