APPLYExpress your interest and select the time you would like to schedule a conference call with the nonprofit.
PREPAREFamiliarize yourself with the nonprofit. Do some quick research and skim through anything you can find such as their website and/or social media.
STARTYou'll have an 1 hour call to help a nonprofit leader navigate their challenge.
Tips for getting the most out of your sessionFamiliarize yourself with the nonprofit. Do some quick research and skim through anything you can find such as their website and/or social media.
Make a list of questions you have to clarify your understanding of their challenge.
Have the mindset of keeping the call focused on an issue that can be addressed in a 1-hour consultation, and steer the nonprofit to tangible next steps.
This can be a 30-minute consultation - We are looking for advice on creating an automated Black therapist finder that gives people up to three Black therapist options based upon the criteria they input. We would like the tool to pull information from different therapist directories. The user will filter this information based upon their criteria for a Black therapist.
Together with Darkness RISING, another Black-led mental health non-profit, we have helped over 100 people find Black therapist options. We are looking to automate this process so people have less of a wait time to receive Black therapist options. Our current Help Me Find A Therapist form is here: bit.ly/HelpMeFindATherapistForm
Depressed While Black envisions a world where people of African descent heal from severe depression through Black-affirming mental health support and advocacy.