Together Empowering Asian Minds (TEAM) Holding an Open Call for Videos on Asian American Mental Health

Boston, MA. October 21, 2016. Together Empowering Asian Minds (TEAM) has recently announced an open call for videos that explore different perspectives and experiences with AAPI mental health.

With this Video Open Call, TEAM aims to encourage open and honest conversation of mental health within the Asian American community. Submissions should fall in one of three categories: video essay, personal story, or public service announcement (PSA), and should incorporate the TEAM tagline: “Speak. Share. Support.” The winners of the TEAM Video Open Call will receive a prize from philosophy, who are our sponsors through the hope & grace initiative, and their videos will be shown at a simulcast event in the spring of 2017.

For more information about the Video Open Call, including the official rules and the submission form, please visit the TEAM website:

For more information about TEAM and ways to get involved, please email us at


TEAM is a peer-led, Massachusetts-based coalition formed in 2010 to address urgent and unique mental health challenges faced by Asian American women and their loved ones. TEAM will leverage the powerful network of its local*, regional (East Coast Asian American Students Union) and national partners (National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association) to revolutionize how young Asian American women receive, process, and use mental health information and services.

*Lead partners Saheli, The Transformation Center, Asian Women for Health and others including: WGBH, Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston Asian American Film & Video Festival, the Breaking Silences Project, JB Line, ASPIRE, City Awake, NAPAWF Boston, QAPA, Gund Kwok, Southeast Asian Coalition, Asian American Resource Workshop, Nepali Women’s Global Network, Families for Depression Awareness, AAWPI, NAMI, ATASK, Asian Boston Media Group, Commonwealth Research Center, Asian Coalition, Vinfen, Jed Foundation, Active Minds