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Joymara Coleman

Joymara Coleman is an Oakland, California native, an experienced foster youth advocate, a founding member of Youth In Mind, a National Center for Youth Law consultant, an Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Ambassador, an Essie Justice Group member and the recipient of the 2015 Advocate of the Year award from the California Mental Health Advocates for Children and Youth (CMHACY). Joymara is compelled to work against mental health stigma and to healing the African American community by working to inform mental health provider policies and practices.