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Join the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber for an informational session in the A2Y DEI Series.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. These discussions offer the opportunity to learn about issues around diversity and inclusion, to ask questions, share your experiences, and garner a better understanding of what others go through.

Experts in their field will address the disparities in our health care system, how and why access to care is different for certain demographic groups, and how to support and help those with mental illness. WCCMH will talk about how to identify signs when an employee, or colleague, may be experiencing or approaching a mental health crisis and best practices you can adopt to foster a healthy and inclusive workplace. Hear how our experts and their organizations are working together to eliminate the stigmas and discrimination surrounding mental health conditions.


  • Suzie Antonow, behavioral health manager, Trinity Health Ann Arbor
  • Judy Gardner, executive director, National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) – Washtenaw
  • Lisa Gentz, program administrator, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health
  • Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton, Washtenaw County Sheriff, Washtenaw County Government

Tickets are $25 in advance and $40 at the door. The event includes breakfast and networking. 

A huge thank you goes out to the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber, Destination Ann Arbor and United Way of Washtenaw County for their partnership and support of the A2Y DEI Educational Series! And to Gold Sponsor Destination Ann Arbor, Community Sponsors Ann Arbor SPARK and Trinity Health. Event Sponsors include Kroger and Old National Bank.  #DEIA2Y