The 3rd Annual Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness

The 3rd Annual Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness

The Sozosei Foundation is pleased to announce that registration for the 3rd Annual Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness is now open. This year’s Summit will be held from December 5 – 7, 2022, in Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). For those who cannot attend in person, we welcome you to attend virtually. 

Each year, the Summit brings together a diverse group of people with a broad range of expertise to collaborate, create, and explore pathways to decriminalize mental illness.


Recordings from the 2020 Inaugural Sozosei Summit are available here.
Recordings from the 2021 Sozosei Summit are available here


We are eager for your creative and thoughtful participation as we work together to build a world where mental illness is not a crime. You can register to join us and view the full event details, including the agenda and list of speakers, at
Please note that there is no cost to register, and meals during the Summit are provided to all participants. We do ask that Summit participants cover costs associated with travel and lodging. A small number of scholarships are available for those requiring help covering travel or lodging costs. To inquire about support eligibility or any other questions about the Summit, please email [email protected] with the subject line: Summit Support.

We would be honored to have you join us and hope to see you in December. 


Visit to register. 

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