2016 NAMIWalk – Lantern raises nearly $700 for NAMI

Lantern staff and residents pose on the Brooklyn Bridge during the 2016 NAMI Walk for Mental Illness

Lantern clients and staff took part in the NYC NAMIWalk on Saturday, standing up against mental health stigma and raising nearly $700 for NAMI's work. Chantal Heijnen, who leads digital photography groups with clients at three Lantern sites, documented the day for us. At the South Street Seaport in Manhattan, waiting for the walk to … Continue reading 2016 NAMIWalk – Lantern raises nearly $700 for NAMI

Lantern’s health team attends Bronx Trans Collective opening

Lantern Director of Health and Wellness, Dayna Griles, with Community Kinship Life co-founder Kim Watson

Staff from Lantern's Health & Wellness team attended the opening of the Bronx Trans Collective last Friday. The small starter space, a basement that has been donated for one year, is the first of its kind in the borough. It will be open five days a week, and six LGBT organizations will offer services there. … Continue reading Lantern’s health team attends Bronx Trans Collective opening