Music, LGBTQ and Me: How Music Heals, Transforms, and Bring Us Together in the Black Community

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Jun
16
MusiCares
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United States
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Jun 16, 2021 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Please join MusiCares in a discussion from black LGBTQ music industry professionals in how their relationship with music helped their journey standing in their own light, being true to themselves, living in transparency, and helping others do the same.

MEET THE PANEL:

Dr. Lexx Brown-James LMFT
Dr. Bown-James practices with a systemic and emotional-focused position. As a best selling author, keynote speaker, curriculum designer and grand rounds lecturer, Dr. Borwn-James aims to deliver sex positive, comprehensive, gender expansive, adipositive, culturally diverse, queer and trans inclusive, medically accurate, shame free sex education.

Adrienne N. Williams LCSW
Adrienne aims to dismantle stigma and shame about mental health and sex in our society in her practice as a therapist, educator, social justice advocate, community activist, and social worker. Adrienne is a university lecturer at the Columbia University School of Social Work where she teaches Human Sexuality, Gender and Sexuality, and Racial Identity Development. She is also a doctoral candidate at Widener University in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies.

Dominique Morgan
Dominique is Executive Director of the national agency Black and Pink, and developed the SOGIE (sex, orientation, gender, identity, and expression) implementation plan for Douglas County. Dominique made history as the first Black Trans Womanto be acknowledged as one of JCI USA's Ten Outstanding Young Americans. Dominique’s first book “An Introduction to Sexuality Education: A Handbook for Youth System Facing Professionals” will be released in October.

Arnold McCuller
Arnold is a long time featured vocalist for James Taylor, Phil Collins and many other A-list musicians. Arnold toured in the musical Hair, and has had songs in feature movies including Duets, Patriot Games and The Warrior. Arnold has recorded with the quartet Revelation and as a solo artist, with albums that run the range of smooth jazz to latin-pop to blues.

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Jun
16
MusiCares
Location
William H. Born DDS, Inc.
5214 North Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States
Time
Jun 16, 2021 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
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Jun 16, 2021 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
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MusiCares will be offering complimentary dental appointments to music professionals in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, June 16th.  Services will be provided by William H. Born DDS, Inc. and will include a teeth cleaning and dental treatment planning.  MusiCares will cover the cost of the preventive dental care services to those who are eliglble.*

ELIGIBILITY - THOSE WHO HAVE AT LEAST 5 YEARS OF PAID MUSIC EXPERIENCE *

Appointments are limited and scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registrants will be asked to complete forms at the dental office on the day of the clinic.

Those who register for and attend an appointment agree to the general agreement/release of liability waiver included below.

Ensure the Future: Basics of Estate Planning and Document Preparation Graphic
Jun
16
MusiCares
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United States
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Jun 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Jun 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Advanced planning provides protection, education and feelings of increased control. Topics include legal documents such as Last Will and Testaments, Healthcare Proxies, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney.

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Jun
17
MusiCares
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United States
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Jun 17, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Jun 17, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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SAGE is the oldest and largest organization dedicated to serving LGBT older adults. Join us to learn about differences between LGBT people and their straight peers when it comes to aging and caregiving. Discussion will include the topic of isolation among LGBT adults with a special focus on the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on our elders. Volunteer opportunities will be also be addressed.

Presenters are Bill Gross, Assistant Director of Special Programs, and Julie Ugoretz, SAGEConnect and Friendly Visiting coordinator.

Celebrating Fatherhood and Recovery: People of Color Graphic
Jun
21
MusiCares
Location
United States
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Jun 21, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Jun 21, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Jun 21, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Join MusiCares, Pearl Nelson of Champagne Champagne and Raul Pacheco of Ozomatli for a conversation on fatherhood, addiction and recovery.