Bounce Black aims to inspire and equip young Black professionals to pursue a holistic legacy by healing while hustling.
When it comes to personal and professional development, we believe in psychological safety first. To that end, our mission is fourfold:
- To create a safe space for young Black people who are navigating building careers alongside recovery from adversity;
- To foster a supportive and stretching community that centers and celebrates the people and achievements overlooked by narrow views of “Black Excellence”;
- To make psychoeducation and related resources more widely accessible and culturally relevant to Black people;
- To provide a platform from which to advocate for culturally competent trauma-informed services, systems and institutions.
Through curated articles, podcasts and resources, Bounce Black aims to support Black students and professionals to break cycles of intergenerational trauma and struggle, smashing artificial and systemic ceilings along the way, and leaving holistic legacies for future generations.
What Bounce Black is
Bounce Black is a community of diverse yet likeminded people with lived experience of mental health struggles and trauma.
We also welcome allies in people who do not have lived experience of these issues, but have the compassion to want to learn and be supportive towards those who do.
What Bounce Black isn’t
Bounce Black is not a counselling or professional advice service. Our work is intended to supplement rather than replace a relationship with a qualified and licensed mental health or medical professional.
Please do not take our content as medical or professional advice. Always consult your health professionals before you undertake a new activity.
Our team members may be doctors and counsellors, but they are not your doctors or counsellors. Please note that they will not be able to offer you individual advice in their professional capacity.