Painted Brain Panelists for Podcast

(L to R) James, Will, Angela, Tristan, Kazuki, (Naomi

On this episode, Will Sherwin talked with contributors of Painted BrainKazuki Takizawa, James Giaquinto, Tristan Scremin, Naomi Barrett, and Angela Tuckerman.
Painted Brain is a Los Angeles-based organization that creates lasting community-based solutions to mental health challenges and the impact of social injustice through arts, advocacy, and enterprise.
We discussed Painted Brain‘s history, and panelists presented their own, personal stories of navigating the mental health systems, along with principles and practices of making a “cool place to hang out”, and lots more.
Will Sherwin, MFT produces the BANTR Radio podcasts.  He lives in Richmond, California and works in Oakland at a shelter for youth who are homeless.  Will can be contacted at with any questions, comments, narrative song submissions, collaboration proposals or suggestions.
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