Here’s what’s happening at Govans this month. You may also check out past events.


May 15, 2021
Charita Cole Brown

Racial Justice Ministry Speaker Series: Charita Cole Brown

Charita Cole Brown was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was in college. She wrote her recent book, “Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life,” to help people understand the disorder and to challenge the stereotypes that surround mental illness generally, especially in communities of color. Brown had a career in elementary education, and now is a mental wellness advocate for numerous organizations. Brown’s mission is to help cure mental healthcare stigma by sharing her story.