CULTURAL CONNECTION COMMITTEE

Determine strategic immediate and long-term goals for cultural and linguistic competency.

Goals for 2018

  • Identify strategies to improve services for LBGTQ youth
  • Conduct two CBMCS trainings in 2018
  • Offer quarterly trainings after MHC meetings on CLC topics
  • Develop and distribute an organizational assessment to measure agency cultural and linguistic competency with help from a university
  • Determine how to utilize Poverty Simulation kit

Meeting Date, Time, Location

First Thursday of the month, 9:00am, Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Chairpersons

Estrella Griggs Community Based Programs Coordinator Santa Fe Youth Services (817) 492-4673 egriggs@santafeyouth.org

Eric Remington Supervisor Tarrant County Juvenile Services (817) 377-6500 ebremington@tarrantcounty.com

Committee Members

Patricia Benitez Fort Worth ISD

Edna Chism-Nicholas My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County

Ken Ehrke Embrace United Church of Christ

Valencia Gensollen Family Connection of Tarrant County

Katia Gonzalez Alliance for Children

Virginia Hoft Santa Fe Youth Services

Elaine Klos Board Member - My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County

Bennie Medlin Tarrant County Juvenile Services

Sonya Mosley Lena Pope

Su'don Nelson DFPS-TC Kinship Department

Audra Ressel Workforce Solutions

Christopher Riddick Fort Worth ISD

Nancy Stanley My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County - Paving the Way

Jennifer Stephen Cook Children’s

Sarah Wegrzynowicz Oceans Behavioral Hospital

Contact Us

MENTAL HEALTH CONNECTION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: contact@mentalhealthconnection.org

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