Committees

African American Empowerment Committee

Promotes, educates, and informs the African American community on wellness and recovery through sharing lived experience and using history to support the African American community in making positive choices.

Asian American Committee

Endeavors to expand the number of Asian clients employed where mental health services are provided. Increase social inclusion dialogue within Asian communities about mental health recovery.

Berkeley Chapter

Seeks to increase participation in the POCC by Berkeley consumers and to enhance consumer participation in the Berkeley MHSA process.

Consumer Employment Advisory Taskforce

Advocates and collaborates to develop consumer employment, consumer leadership, and consumer run programs.

Events Committee

Healing Trauma Committee

Raises awareness and educates about trauma and mental health, as well as healing from the effects of trauma.

Latino Committee

Spanish-speaking, provides outreach & education about mental health and services to this underserved community.

Luncheon/Training Committee

Supports mental health consumers through administrative support for trainings and workshops.

Membership & Orientation Committee

Welcomes prospective new members and explains the functions of the POCC.

POCC Elders Committee

Advocate, Empower, Educate and train people 55 years and above

POCC Tay Committee

Addresses the issues of transitional age youth consumers, such as depression, violence, homelessness, substance abuse, sexual exploitation, social issues/stigma, and loss of control.

Public Policy Education

Educates on public policy involving mental health and public policy processes.

SAGA Committee

Sexuality and Gender Alliance and allies advocate for individuals that identify as LGBTQQI2S

Steering Committee

Oversees the work of the POCC.

Substance Use Harm Reduction

Veterans' Committee