Kelechi Ubozoh’s Story

Kelechi Ubozoh is a San Francisco Bay Area poet and mental health advocate. Kelechi frequents many Bay Area readings like Lit Crawl, Beast Crawl, Birds of Paradise, Lyrics and Dirges, Get Lit, Passages on the Lake, Voz Sin Tinta, Nomadic Press, Liminal, and Bay Area Generations. Check out her live performance. She is featured in The SAMHSA Voice Award Winning documentary, The S Word, following the lives of suicide attempt survivors in an effort to eliminate stigma of mental health issues. Check out The S Word Movie Trailer. Her story is also featured in the Live Through This Project.

“If you are a Nigerian struggling with a mental health condition, remember that this is a “health condition” and just like you would take care of your heart, you should take care of your mind without judgement. Please know that you aren’t alone, and that you can get better.” -Kelechi Ubozoh

Instagram: @specialkech


Keynote Address UIU-Houston Gala

Chinomso D. Nwachuku delivered the keynote address at Umu Igbo Unite (UIU)-Houston Chapter Gala on June 22, 2017. Watch and listen to Chinomso as he talks candidly about the inspiration behind TalkNaija, Inc.

Umu Igbo Unite is a non-profit 501 (c) (3)  organization that promotes cultural preservation and appreciation, professional development, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement among Igbos in the diaspora.