OPENING REMARKS

LIVE INTERNET SESSIONS/WORKSHOP TRACKS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

9:30 AM   Welcome

Chair, 2021 Pathways to Hope Conference, Doug Beach

9:35 AM   Words of Inspiration

Reverend Dr. Kenneth Kemp, M.D., Senior Pastor, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

9:45 AM   Remarks

Mayor Ron Nirenberg, City of San Antonio, “Imagining a Compassionate Community”

10:05AM   Plenary 1

“In Our Own Voice”

10:25AM   Plenary 2

Former U.S. Rep., Dr. Tim Murphy (Author, psychologist, former politician and Author of the 2016 Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act)

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Break to Workshops

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

9:30AM   Welcome to Conference Attendees

Chair, 2021 Pathways to Hope Conference, Doug Beach

9:35AM   Words of Inspiration

Words of Inspiration

9:45AM   Remarks/Award

Pathways to Promise: Lifetime Achievement Award and Mental Health Champion Award (Presented by Revere Jermine Alberty, BSB/M, M. Div, Executive Director, Pathways to Promise)

10:15AM   Plenary 1

Dr. Paula Dobbs-Wiggins, Chair, Board of Directors, Parkland Hospital (Dallas), Board Certified Psychiatrist and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; Ordained Pastor and Recently Retired Professor of the Practice of Pastoral Care at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.

10:45AM   Plenary 2

“Soul Stories:" Bridges to Care and My Life

11:10AM   Plenary 3

“Supportive Communities and Wellness: How Bridges to Care Has Changed Our Faith Community" (Members of BTCSA Congregational Cohort)

11:50AM   Plenary 4

“Finding Our Way: Addressing MH Care Inequities” (Dan Gillison, NAMI National CEO)

12:20PM – 1:00PM

Break to Workshop