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Eastwood Event Centre
5555 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, OH 44446, USA
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Feb 04 2022


8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Unmute the Uncomfortable

Coleman Health Services in partnership with The Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board proudly presents an event to help those in our professional community become more aware of social justice issues within their fields and how to best address them.

A Critical Conversation About Race & Mental Health

If you are a legal, medical or mental health professional, law enforcement agent, first responder, school counselor, educator or advocate – you won’t want to miss this! Not only does this symposium align with our mission to improve the lives of others, it also underscores the importance of keeping the issues of race and mental health at the forefront.

Our itinerary features an impressive lineup of presenters who will speak on a variety of topics, including the role race plays in healthcare, mental health, government policy, and law enforcement.

Registration / Continental Breakfast: 7:30am – 8:30am

CEUs/CLEs Available!

  • 6.75 CEUs- counselors and social workers
  • 6.5 CLEs with 3 hours toward professional attorney conduct
  • 6.75 CEs LPN/RN
  • Hours for EMT and school counselors

If you would like to register without using a Credit Card or need to be invoiced please contact Cathy Zinn at

Keynote & Other Guest Speakers

Keynote speaker Kevin Richardson’s story was featured in the acclaimed 2019 Netflix Original When They See UsThe series revisits the story of five young teens in New York City who were falsely accused of a brutal crime in 1989.

Also speaking at this year’s event is Laurese Glover. Laurese is Cuyahoga County native who was exonerated after being convicted for murder in the infamous East Cleveland 3 Case in 1995.

Kevin Richardson

Laurese Glover

Malik Mostella

Community Liaison, Youngstown Police Department

Kevin Richardson

Central Park/Exonerated Five Case, featured in the Netflix miniseries When They See Us
Lived Experience

Attorney Pierce Reed

Program Director for Policy, Legislation, and Education at Ohio Innocence Project
House Bill 8

Judge Carla Baldwin

Youngstown Municipal Court
Trauma-Informed Care in the Courtroom

Carmella Hill

Clinical Director at Coleman Health Services
Diversity and Supporting Clients of Color

Carol Bennett

Assistant Provost at Youngstown State University, Diversity and Inclusion

Laurese Glover

East Cleveland 3 Case
Lived Experience

Representative Thomas West

State Representative for the 49th District of the Ohio House of Representatives
House Bill 8

James DeLucia

Clinical Director at Mahoning County Juvenile Justice Center
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Dr. Doug Smith

Medical Director/CCO at Summit County ADM Board
Zero Suicide and Racial Disparities in Healthcare

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