Health = Wealth

Mental Health Awareness Month

Berkshire Bank
4 min readMay 26, 2020


Its the last official week of mental health awareness month. Check out some of the events taking place within our network to help create balance in our bodies, brains, families, and financial accounts.

We believe that wellness is comprehensive: finance & economics, body — mental, physical, and emotional; and, community.

#JoinTheMovement #Wellness #Wealth #Health

Photo by Tim Foster on Unsplash


May 27

4pm–5pm online: Yoga Fundraiser to Benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Troy

6:30pm: Virtual artist talk hosted on Zoom!

Email Rebecca Zeh, Exhibitions Coordinator at to receive the Zoom meeting link and check our Facebook page for updates!

May 28th

4 pm to 6 pm: Idea Jam : Leadership & Community Building


Meet/Connect/Network with other local influencers, changer makers, entrepreneurs, grassroots organizers to foster a successful Berkshire Black Community.

June 1 — June 5

Quarantining While Black

Join Boston While Black for a week long series of virtual events designed to help Black professionals who are adjusting to this “new normal” or

It’s been 2 months & we’re still at home! Have you learned how to DIY, yet? We have been painting our own nails, trimming our own beards, cooking & washing dishes EVERY DAY. But we need some help from the experts!

June 2nd

Idea Jam : Berkshire Black Economic Council : 4 pm to 6 pm

Session Topics: Entrepreneurship | Education | Social Programming / Fun

June 4th

Idea Jam : Berkshire Black Economic Council: 4 to 6 pm

Session Topics: Neighborhood Revitalization | Recruitment and Retention of Black Talent | Food Sovereignty/Urban Farming | Social Programming (Youth)


June 4th & June 5th

Reimagining America: The Future of the Black & LatinX Economy : 4pm -5:30pm

More Details to come

RSVP for The Black Economy | RSVP for The Latinx Economy

RSVP Links are above

June 21st

7pm EST: BeatStreet Poetry Live ONLINE (Best Sunday Social Distancing Event Ever) :

Experience the hottest Sunday Social (Distancing) Event ONLINE. Experience live drumming with African and Caribbean rhythms. Experience Poetry. Experience and DJ playing all of your favorite hits to set the tone for the evening.

June 24th

SPEED NETWORKING | 7:30am-9:00am | Teleconference Room @ Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Latham

June 25th

7PM: Boston Ujima Project + Union Capital Boston present Gala Virtualé

One Wiz Filled Night. Two Economic Power Building Non Profits. All Virtualé. More fun and details at:


Please visit provided links for any schedule changes

Physical Wellness

Trillfit : Daily Classes + Online Videos

Emotional Wellness:

Financial Wellness : For Entrepreneurs

From Our Friends at The Capital Network

Apply for the entrepreneurship assistance programs in Cambridge & Lowell to get FREE access to @TCNupdate events & workshops on fundraising for 6 months!

1st Thursday of every month: Office Hours with angel investors from Launchpad Venture Group!

#WellnessWednesday #Community #MentalHealth #Money #Wellness



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