Heal, Grow, & Thrive

You are cordially invited to a
virtual Heal, Grow, & Thrive

An evening devoted to kids and families in need of help and hope.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

We, at ACS, will miss seeing you in person this year, but we are excited to host our first ever virtual Heal, Grow, & Thrive.

We hope you will join us to learn how the kids we serve continue to persevere despite the new challenges they face, and how ACS responds to support them. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Charmain F.  Jackman, will share her insights on disrupting racial disparities in the mental health and juvenile justice systems.

Please click on the following link on Thursday, October 29th at 5:45 P.M. to access Heal, Grow, & Thrivehttps://zoom.us/j/97227596685.

Admission to Heal, Grow, & Thrive is free! Kindly register to receive the link and a reminder before the event.

Can’t attend, but want to help kids in our community? Please help provide hope to children in need with your donation.

Announcing Keynote Speaker – Charmain F. Jackman, Ph.D.

Charmain Jackman headshot

Charmain F. Jackman, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist of Barbadian heritage with over 23 years in the mental health field. After earning a doctorate degree in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Jackman relocated to Boston to train at the #1 ranked hospital for pediatric care, Boston Children’s Hospital. She then went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Following her fellowship, Dr. Jackman worked in the Suffolk and Norfolk County Juvenile Court Clinics for 8 years and was instrumental in leading seminars on culturally and linguistically responsive forensic evaluations.

Dr. Jackman is Founder & CEO of InnoPsych, Inc., an organization on a mission to disrupt racial disparities in mental health. Her goal is focused on changing the face of therapy by ensuring that anyone who wants therapy can find a therapist who understands their cultural background. As a change-maker, Dr. Jackman is passionate about the intersection of psychology, mental health, and diversity, equity, and inclusion and has created social impact initiatives that support community members and mental health professionals.

For more information on Dr. Jackman, please visit her website and read her full bio here.

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors!

Elizabeth Keating

Frances and Hugh Miller


Sponsorship Opportunities

A sponsorship gift at any level will have a meaningful impact on our ability to continue to meet the urgent needs of the kids and families we serve. Sponsorship levels range from $500-$10,000.

Questions? Call 617.494.0135 x108 or email [email protected]