Upcoming events on racial literacy and mental illness discussed on Eye on Oshkosh

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On the most recent episode of Eye on Oshkosh, host Cheryl Hentz spends the first segment chatting with photographer Colleen Bries and Paine Art Center & Gardens executive director Aaron Sherer about the upcoming traveling exhibit entitled “The Color-Brave Photo Project: Black and Brown Faces, a New Narrative.” You’ll learn why this exhibit is so important and where you can see it, starting on April 20.

In the second segment, Cheryl is joined by Kimberly Osman, a board member for NAMI-Oshkosh. They discuss mental illness in general, how NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) can help folks who feel they are facing issues in their lives that they may need some professional help dealing with, and the various programs they offer for people who feel they need help themselves because of depression, anxiety, etc., or for folks who have had their lives impacted by someone who has committed suicide, or is dealing with mental health issues. Also, NAMI has a 5K Run/Walk coming up on Saturday, May 5 and Osman gave all the particulars about how to enter, as well as other informational booths being offered as part of the event to bring more awareness to mental health issues and how NAMI can help.

Catch the show here: https://youtu.be/QjUzzJOOMac

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Cheryl Hentz

Cheryl Hentz is a Wisconsin-based freelance writer with 30 years experience. Her articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines - both in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the country - and cover a wide range of topics, including business and economic development, women's and minority issues, family pets and animal rights, finance, education, government and politics. Cheryl also does corporate writing for public and private sector businesses, and personal writing for individuals. She has been producing and hosting the award-winning Eye on Oshkosh talk-show since 2002. The show covers a wide range of people and topics which affect or are of interest to people in the Oshkosh and surrounding area, as well as to viewers on You Tube (visit the Eye on Oshkosh channel). She can be reached at 920.426.4123 or 920.209.7387, or via email at eyeonoshkosh@gmail.com. More information and other samples of her written work can be found at www.cherylhentz.blogspot.com.

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