Cindi Fisher, a member of the Rethinking Psychiatry core team and founder of the M.O.M.S. Movement, travels to Geneva, Switzerland this month. Her report, “Forced Psychiatry and Psychiatric Abuse of African Americans”, will be presented to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
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The report is the result of a collaboration with Tina Minkowitz and others. Minkowitz, a well known human rights advocate and lawyer, is founder of the Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (CHRUSP).
As a representative of African Americans and the Disability Community, Cindi will be presenting the report and discussing its implications with UN representatives and other U.S. NGO’s. The meetings are scheduled for August 10-15, 2014.
This is a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact. Cindi’s trip will cost several thousand dollars. Money is needed to cover expenses. Please join Rethinking Psychiatry, the U.S. Human Rights Network, NAACP and others who have donated to help cover expenses.
Any amount is appreciated. All funds above the actual cost of the trip will be used to cover the cost of printing and distribution of the report at the U.N. and in the U.S. Click button below to donate through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account. For more information, call Cindi at 360-798-6855.