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Black History Month: Navigating Mental Health & Wellness

  • Greater Victoria Public Library Central Branch Community Room 735 Broughton Street Victoria Canada (map)

Join us for a conversation about the intersections of race, mental wellness, and mental illness. We'll also be discussing the impact of history on mental health, strength in identity, simple self care techniques, and tools to rewrite detrimental narratives.

What to expect:

- In depth conversation about race and mental health

- Delicious African dinner

- Opportunity to connect with other attendees

The event is hosted by the Support Network for Indigenous Women & Women of Colour (SNIWWOC), the Victoria African & Caribbean Cultural Society, and the University of Victoria Women's Centre.

The venue is wheel-chair accessible. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to let us know you'll be joining us!

For dietary restrictions, please contact

We respectfully acknowledge that this event takes place on the unceded territories of the Lekwungen (Chekonein, Chilcowitch, Swengwhung, Kosampsom, Whyomilth, Teechamitsa, Kakyaakan, Songhees, Esquimalt) and W̱SÁNEĆ (SȾÁUTW/Tsawout, W̱JOȽEȽP/Tsartlip, BOḰEĆEN/Pauquachin, WSIḴEM/Tseycum) Peoples.


Food With A Side of Community is a casual community dinner that takes place every month. We believe in creating safe spaces for women to heal and connect with each other through food and conversations.

SNIWWOC is non-profit organization based in Victoria, BC. We advocate for reproductive justice by creating support networks for women using food, art, and education.