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MLP-facilitated Radical Mental Health workshop at the Richmond Zine Fest this Saturday

Due to the overwhelming positive response to Mindful Liberation Project considering hosting a workshop on radical mental health at the Richmond Zine Fest, we are now added to the workshop schedule on Saturday. Thanks to the Richmond Zine Fest organizers for working with us in adding the workshop at the last minute! We were waiting … Continue reading

Need Feedback From ALL MLP Organizers

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

Fundraising for FOIA Fullerton PD and Henrico PD “Handling the Mentally Ill” Training Manuals

In April, Henrico, VA police shot an unarmed man, Allen Skeens, in the torso just for a destruction of property call (he was upset and throwing things at his mother’s unoccupied car). This man, by the way, allegedly has “Bipolar Disorder.” Many of these people that get wrongly brutalized and murdered by police have mental … Continue reading

Mandatory Ultrasound Law Parallels Forced Sterilization of Mentally Disabled in VA

This is only the second time in history Virginia has mandated a medical procedure. This law will now stand beside legislation that was passed to forcibly sterilize the severely mentally disabled. – Sen. Richard L. Saslaw, D-Fairfax on the mandatory ultrasound bill signed by VA Gov. McDonnell on March 7, 2012 This statement is so powerful. … Continue reading

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