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Moore Equity in Mental Health 5K

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APA's 5K: Run, Walk or Roll

Benefitting APA Foundation's Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Grants Program

Saturday, July 29, 2023  |  Wheaton, Maryland or in Your Home Communities


Thank you for Joining APA for the 2023 MOORE Equity in Mental Health 5K

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Thank you for joining us in combating mental health inequities facing young people of color and in honoring mental health advocate Bebe Moore Campbell. Your time and dollars will help make a difference for young people of color facing mental health challenges and the impact of systemic racism. Funds raised benefit the APA Foundation Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Grants Program, which supports community organizations that have undertaken innovative awareness programs and/or have provided services to improve the mental health of young people of color.

This year's race featured:

  • 495 Participants
  • 44 Teams
  • 31 States and 6 Countries
  • 670 Donors
  • Over $81,000 Raised
participants pose with the finishing medals at the 2023 Moore Equity in Mental Health 5K
participants line up at the starting line for the 2023 5K
participants walking the race course at the 2023 5K
participants in their home community pose with a sign for the IMG Caucus
participants in their home community  pose with a sign for the New York County Psychiatric Society
participants in their home community pose with a sign for the Mayo Psych IDEA Team

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2023 Race and Fundraising Results

  • Top In-Person Male Finisher – Luis Navarro with a time of 22:47
  • Top In-Person Female Finisher – Elise Allen with a time of 29:00
  • Top In-Person Non-Binary Finisher – Latreese Lovence with a time of 50:42
  • Top Virtual Female Finisher – Stephanie Friedman with a time of 26:32
  • Top Virtual Female Finisher – Victoria Miller with a time of 26:32
  • Top Virtual Male Finisher – Brett Sevilla with a time of 26:41

A big thank you to this year’s top fundraising teams and top individual fundraisers!

2023 Top Teams

  • APA Caucus of Black Psychiatrists with $6,145 in funds raised
  • Mental Wellness Warriors (APA DDHE) with $5.758 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of Women Psychiatrists with $5,439 in funds raised
  • Minds Over Miles (APAF) with $4,380 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of AI/AN/NH Psychiatrists with $3,690 in funds raised

Top Individual Fundraisers

  • Anjali Gupta with $3,471 in funds raised
  • Gregory Gordon with $3,075 in funds raised
  • Monica Taylor-Desir with $2,725 in funds raised
  • Rachel Gearhart with $2,620 in funds raised
  • Regina James with $2,000 in funds raised! / Gabriel Escontrías, Jr. with $2,000 in funds raised

Top Fundraising, District Branch Teams

  • Team IPS - Illinois Psychiatric Society with $2,770 in funds raised
  • Colorado Psychiatric Society DEIA Team with $2,450 in funds raised
  • NYC Psychiatric Society with $2,000 in funds raised
  • North Carolina Psychiatric Society with $920 in funds raised
  • Minnesota Psychiatric Society (MPS) Stigma Stompers with $450 in funds raised

Top Fundraising, M/UR Caucuses

  • APA Caucus of Black Psychiatrists with $6,145 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of Women Psychiatrists with $5,439 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of AI/AN/NH Psychiatrists with $3,690 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of Asian American Psychiatrists with $1,721 in funds raised
  • APA Caucus of LGBTQ Psychiatrists with $400 in funds raised

Top Fundraising APA Staff Teams

  • Mental Wellness Warriors (DDHE) with $5.758 in funds raised
  • Minds Over Miles (APAF) with $4,380 in funds raised
  • PPP DGR Legal with $1,725 in funds raised
  • CEO APA Team with $1,575 in funds raised
  • Comms Conquerors with $1,040 in funds raised

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Bebe Moore Campbell & APA Moore Equity in Mental Health Initiative

Bebe Moore Campbell was a mental health equity champion and a New York Times bestselling author who tirelessly worked to bring public awareness to minority mental health. Her work was inspired from her personal experiences with a family member. APA strives to continue her visionary work through this annual event to benefit a newly established award, named after Campbell.

The Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Grants Program was established in 2021 by APA's Division of Diversity and Health Equity in partnership with the APA Foundation. The initiative supports individuals and community organizations that have undertaken innovative awareness programs and/or have provided services to improve the mental health of young people of color.

2023 Grand Marshal: Jay Barnett

Jay Barnett is a former professional athlete turned Mental Health Expert, renowned for his expertise in personal development, holistic well-being, finding your voice, and healing. With a unique perspective shaped by his athletic background, Jay empowers individuals and organizations to overcome obstacles, heal from past traumas, and achieve optimal mental health. Through engaging speaking engagements, bestselling books, and transformative programs, he inspires resilience, promotes self-discovery, and fosters a culture of emotional intelligence. Jay's passion for helping others find their voice and experience healing has made him a sought-after resource in the field, delivering impactful results and transformative change.

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