Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Feb 17, 2018 - Austin, TX: Today, d2e, a non-profit on a mission to bring awareness to the stigmas surrounding depression and anxiety disorders, announced their partnerships with Urban Confessional and Glbl Vllg to launch H.E.A.L. Austin. Founded by Benjamin Mathes, Urban Confessional seeks to connect the world through the healing power of listening. Glbl Vllg, founded by Lyonzo Vargas, is an entertainment and wellness company looking to connect the community
Of the organization’s recent announcement, founder JJ said, “We are so excited to bring H.E.A.L. (Helping Emotions Allow Listening) Austin to SXSW. Partnering with the collective powers of Urban Confessional and Glbl Vllg truly makes this event transformative.” Jackson added, “H.E.A.L. Austin is only the beginning of many more events to come that will allow participants to deepen their listening, share their story, and connect in a creative way with new friends.”
Urban Confessional Founder, Benjamin Mathes noted, “HEAL Austin is the perfect place for those seeking to connect, to share, and to jam before SXSW. Partnering with Depression2Extinction and GLBL VLLG will make this event a transformative experience. You will not be the same after this experience.”
Of the event’s announcement, Lyonzo Vargas, the Glbl Vllg founder, said, “What makes me most excited is the fact that we are bringing a different element to SXSW with H.E.A.L. It amazes me how rcxd organic the partnership between depression2extinction and Urban Confessional aligned around the same time SXSW launched the festivals first Wellness Expo. H.E.A.L. Austin will be the perfect piece to make SXSW complete. March 9th will be a great start for what’s to come for H.E.A.L and the incredible mission of Human Connection we are on!”
These partnerships and event launch speaks to the future of d2e and the mission they are guided by. In 2018, d2e seeks to connect 10 more Corporate Partnerships in order to bring Mindfulness, Movement, and Human Connection to the world.
About d2e: d2e is an Austin based non-profit with global reach. Founded in early 2017, d2e is grounded in human connection and is striving to help all embrace that “Your Story Matters”. Look for more community, retreats, and recovery coming from d2e in 2018. For more, visit: www.depression2extinction.org/healaustin
About Urban Confessional: As described by Huffington Post, Fast Company, and The Atlantic, Urban Confessional volunteers stand on street corners with signs that read “Free Listening” and open their hearts to anyone who needs to laugh, cry, scream, or chat. Born in 2012 on the streets of Los Angeles, California, Urban Confessional began as a community of actors determined to challenge the status quo. Over the years, the community has grown to include people from all walks of life across 40 states in the U.S. and in over 70 countries worldwide. For more, visit: www.urbanconfessional.com
About Glbl Vllg: As written by The Inquirer, Philly.com, and City-wide stories, GLBL VLLG a Philadelphia based Entertainment and Wellness company aims to provide a sanctuary, a mecca for creatives to connect and grow, space for artists to share beautiful energy and heal as a creative. Perhaps most indicative of the VLLG Jam known as “the only concert where the audience is the headliner.” For more information visit www.glblvllg.com Source :