13th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference

Comprehensive Approaches to Healthier Communities

Antoine B. Craigwell

Antonie B. Craigwell is founder, president, and CEO of DBGM, Inc. Trained as a journalist, he wrote for Out In Jersey magazine and The Bilerico Project, FORTUNE Small Business magazine, The Bronx Times ReporterThe New York Amsterdam Newsm was the assistant editor with The Network Journal, and a contributor to mainstream.com. He graduated from Bernard Baruch College of the City University of New York, and in 2008 he earned awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists for the "Rikers' Island" series of articles examine the NYC jail system. He produced the documentary "Your Are Not Alone" and facilitates discussion forums on depression in Black gay men. He presented a poster exhibition "Examining Depression on HIV in Black gay men" at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC. With DBGM, he has been traveling around the country screening the documentary and facilitating discussion forums on HIV and mental health affecting and impacting Black gay men. In 2014, with DBGM, he led he first-ever LGBT people of color mental health summit at Rutgers University, Newark Campus, in 2015 spearheaded the first-ever LGBT People of Color Mental Health Conference in NYC, and in 2016, the second-annual "In My Mind: A LGBT People of Color Mental Health Conference," a two-day event at the Alexander Hamilton US Customs House Building in NYC.