Statewide PPAL meeting in Framingham

September Statewide Meeting


September 13, 2016 

10:00am – 2:00pm  
Meetings are limited to:

Family Members, Family Partners, Family Support Specialists, and others in Family Support Roles.



Statewide Meeting Presenter:

Please join us in welcoming leaders from the African American, Native American, Muslim, Hispanic and Deaf Community Organizations

  • Dr. Omar Reid, Black Mental Health Alliance
  • Terrie Drew, North American Indian Center of Boston
  • Madeeha Channah, Greater Boston Muslim Health Initiative
  • Zenaida Ramos, Home for Little Wanderers
  • Kelley Kirschke, Walden Community Services


Come and hear about these leaders’ perspectives on culture and mental health.








Plymouth Church

Conference Room

87 Edgell Road

Framingham, MA 01701



10 am – 12 pm: Speaker Presentation

12 pm- 2 pm: Lunch, Networking, & Business Meeting


Statewide Meetings are FREE!

You must pre-register by September 8th to be guaranteed a seat and lunch. Please let us no if you will NOT be staying for lunch.


Statewide Meetings are ONLY for people with lived experience:

-Family Members

-Family Partners

-Family Support Specialists


-Others in Family Support Roles


If you are new to our family support network you will be contacted by a PPAL staff member to confirm that you have lived experience with raising a child with mental health needs or as a peer mentor/specialist.




Our Mission
The Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) is a statewide family organization dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of children, youth and families through education, advocacy and partnership.

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