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Dior Vargas is an activist and spokesperson with expertise in mental health, especially in communities of color. She works with schools, organizations and companies to discuss self-care, wellness, and related topics, and aims to normalize conversations about mental health.
Vargas is the creator of the People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project, a venture that addresses the invisibility of people of color in media representations of mental illness.
In 2015 she was honored by the Obama Administration as a Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy Across Generations.
Expertise: Mental health in communities of color, mental illness, wellness, self-care
Location: New York, N.Y.
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