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Peers at the Table – Blue Sky Letters to the Editor of the Fresno Bee

The following are letters to the editor of the Fresno Bee criticizing changes that have been implemented at Blue Sky that never got published.  We won’t be silenced, so here they are!       “I think Blue Sky should go back to being peer-led. Instead of hiring people who have lived experience with mental […]

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#peersatthetable Recap – International Badass Activists

Posts about #peersatthetable written by Ashli Moore and Eve Reiland | BadassActivist Source: #peersatthetable – International Badass Activists Tag: #peersatthetable MARCH 21, 2018 Peers at the Table Campaign Update | Ashli Moore DECEMBER 31, 2017 Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | Looking back at campaigns of 2017. AUGUST 12, 2017 Fresno’s Mental Health Community Wonder Woman a […]

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Peers at the Table Campaign Update | Ashli Moore

For those who need a brief refresher, Peers at the Table is a neurodiversity civil rights campaign advocating for peer-led wellness centers in the community and peer support specialist staffing in mental healthcare. Peers at the Table started in early 2017 as a response to Blue Sky Wellness Center in Fresno, CA, cutting vital services […]

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | Looking back at campaigns of 2017.

  Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | Looking back at campaigns of 2017. Let’s see … how did we finish the year — book sales dropped #boycotttosiri — and started the year off with #REDinstead. Woot!    

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Fresno’s Mental Health Community Wonder Woman a Candidate for NAMI California Board | AmericanBadassActivists.org Endorsed (A Vote for Chris is a Vote for Peer Voice!)

Christina A. Valdez-Roup | Executive Director, NAMI Fresno Core Competencies / Expertise Sectors: Business, Non-Profit, Education, Law Enforcement Competencies: Financial and Fundraising Region: Central California Member of NAMI Fresno County Candidate’s plan to help NAMI California move forward: Become one of the most accomplished mental health organizations in the state “Since joining NAMI Fresno, I have recognized the […]

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#PeersAtTheTable | Letters & Rumors ep. 2 | Peers Hired, Worked, De-Hired & Never Paid

#PeersAtTheTable |Letters & Rumors ep. 2 | Peers Hired, Worked, De-Hired & Never Paid Peers speak out about changes at Blue Sky Wellness Center, managed by Kings View Behavioral Health and funded by Prop. 63.

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Letters & Rumors | Peers Speak Out Loud & Proud

#PeersAtTheTable | Letters & Rumors ep. 1 | We Want Our Home Back! Peers speak out about changes at Blue Sky Wellness Center, managed by Kings View Behavioral Health and funded by Prop. 63. #nothingaboutuswithoutus