Past Events

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. 

July 25-27, 2022

In mid-summer 2022, the Sozosei Foundation – a philanthropic arm of Otsuka - convened a group of artists and leaders from the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors to consider the role of the arts at the Sozosei Foundation. The Arts Convening was diverse by design.

December 13 - 15, 2021

The 2nd Annual Sozosei Summit to Decriminalize Mental Illness was held from December 13-15, 2021 in Philadelphia, PA. A global event, the Summit brings together experts, thought-leaders, people with lived experience, doctors, lawyers, judges, advocates, artists, and funders to collaborate, create, and explore pathways to decriminalize mental illness.