Transformation Center


Voicing lived experience...Generating mental health wellness through community, policy, training and peer support

MLA Massachusetts Leadership Academy


LGBT2SQQIA Perspectives: Connection, Leadership and Wellness

                        March 28 – 30, 2017

The Transformation Center’s 2017 MLA was dedicated to providing, perpetuating and promoting LGBT2SQQIA leadership in the Mental Health Recovery Movement.

Enjoy photos of some of those ground-breaking leaders (hover and click to enlarge & scroll through at your own pace)


The MLA is sponsored by Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership


MLA training supports YOU to make a difference!    

“Speak your mind… Even if your voice shakes.”    Maggie Kuhn

Participants at the Leadership Academy…
  • Have fun, meet new people, connect with old friends.
  • Learn advocacy skills.
  • Boost self confidence.
  • Build effective meeting facilitation skills
  • Respect and celebrate diversity in our community
  • Learn about working with media, lawmakers, state authorities & departments on matters of policy affecting mental health and addiction recovery
and finally
  • Create a plan for taking action!

Our mission is to expand and strengthen the dynamic network of empowered advocates statewide.
Won’t you join us?

We thank our funder
The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership 


For more information please contact:
The Transformation Center
98 Magazine st.
Roxbury, MA 02119
Phone: (617) 442- 4111
Fax: (617) 442-4005