By now you have probably heard of the case of Kelly Thomas. If you haven’t, you should. FULLERTON, CA — On July 5, 2011, a 37 year old ‘schizophrenic’ transient man named Kelly Thomas was confronted by Fullerton police outside a bus depot. Officer Manuel Ramos sat Kelly down, threatened to “fuck [him] up” if … Continue reading
10th Anniversary Newsletter Out Now! Check it out! International Icarus Project turns 10 this September, and Mind(ful) Liberation Project, RVA’s Icarus Project group, turns 2 in October. Just in time for the Richmond Zine Fest! There’s also an update on the project one of us has been working on with folks all over the country in this … Continue reading
For those of you that were not at our meeting on Tuesday, please respond to this proposal and let us know your thoughts. If there are no blocking concerns expressed by Thursday, May 31st we will move forward with this proposed framework. (I just came up with an arbitrary, but seemingly fair date…the date was not … Continue reading
Mind(ful) Liberation Project Planning and Organizing Meeting Tuesday 5/22 at 5pm VCU James Cabell Library, 901 Park Ave. Richmond Room 220f (second floor, accessible) We will be talking about the overarching organization purpose of MLP at this meeting, so it is a very important meeting. For folks that can’t come to this … Continue reading
This is part of the march from the Friends Center rally to the Philadelphia Convention Center for the Occupy the American Psychiatric Assocation protest that Mind(ful) Liberation Project folks attended.
We met our fundraiser goal for our trip to Occupy the American Psychiatric Association in Philly this Saturday (tomorrow)! Thanks to everyone that came out last night. Great discussions were had and we had a good time! There were a few mental health professionals/in-training professionals at the event last night that brought a different voice … Continue reading