A global, racial healing community:
What Black Women Want You to Know

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For all races, religions, nations, genders.

 

 

Circle up for Change  

Introductory Practices for Global Racial Healing

with Salaam Green & Lucy Wairimu Mukuria

Sundays, Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27, 2022

 

This program is designed to help regulate your nervous system to experience a greater sense of safety and connection with people of all races.


 

Our healing work is informed by the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation program, a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. 

CIRCLE THEMES

 

Session  #1.  Making friends with people who are different from you 

Session  #2.  Making mistakes with space and grace: healing versus curing 

Session  #3.  Making a healing community that represents healing justice for all

 

As part of this program you will also have access to our optional (but encouraged) “After Party” meeting space: a time for conversations and connection between sessions.  


 

THIS IS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL RACES AND GENDERS: 

 

• People who identify as a survivor of racism and racial trauma 

 

• White people who want to continue to expand their work in racial justice, and those newly called to heal with others.

 

• People from the global village who want to be part of a community healing circle 

 

• People who feel called to be part of a consciously aware anti-racist global community 

 

• People who crave a space of compassion and kindness in which you can find and acknowledge your own truth

 

• People who yearn  for rich, authentic relationships across racial identities

IN OUR TIME TOGETHER YOU WILL

 

• Become competent in common language of racial healing through gentle conversation activities 

 

• Become knowledgeable of what to say or not to say

 

• Become a better commUNITY member through deep witnessing exercises  

 

• Become aware of simple practices to strengthen your friendships with people who are different from you 

 

• Become inspired to heal SELF and become confident in interactions with other races

 

• You can expect to connect more deeply with those around you and SELF simply through the presence, action and energy you carry  


 

CIRCLE LOGISTICS: 

 

Our three 90-minute healing circles will take place:

Sundays, Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27.

Each session will begin at 8 a.m. PST /10 a.m. CST /11 a.m. EST. 

(1900 hrs East African Time)

 

CIRCLE THEMES: 

Session  #1.  Making friends with people who are different from you 

Session  #2.  Making mistakes with space and grace: healing versus curing 

Session  #3.  Making a healing community that represents healing justice for all

 

As part of this program you will also have access to our optional (but encouraged) “After Party” meeting space: a time for conversations and connection between sessions. These sessions take place:

Thursdays, Feb. 3, 17, 24  at 8 a.m. PST/ 10 a.m. Central /11 a.m. Eastern time. 

(1900 hrs East African Time).

FAQ:

 

Q. What happens if I cannot attend all sessions?

A. That’s OK, you are in charge of how you want to be involved

 

Q. Will these be recorded for me to watch later?

A. Based on community agreements

      

Q. Will I have assignments between sessions? 

A. No. Facilitators are open to check in with you as needed. Once in our family, we are there for you. 

 

Q. I can’t attend, but I would like to donate. How can I do that? 

A. Thank you! Please see more information on how to donate below, or reach out to Michelle Holmes at michelle@loveandfreedomcenter.com

 

Q. Do you Have a Money Back Guarantee?

A. Yes.

YOUR INVESTMENT FOR 6 HEALING CIRCLES:  

 

$400.21 USD

(You’ll hear the story of the .21 cents at our first circle)

Payment plan available: Please email Michelle@loveandfreedomcenter.com to set up.


 

Scholarships: 

No one will be turned away for lack of funds. We offer full and partial scholarships. 

If you need a scholarship --or  your organization would like to sponsor a participant to help us achieve harmony in the world through racial healing --please reach out to Michelle Holmes at Michelle@loveandfreedomcenter.com.  

 

We have a desire for five scholarship sponsored spaces for Black women/women who have been harmed by racial trauma. Please help us reach that goal. 

 

 

WHO WE ARE

 

What Black Women Want You to Know is gift of the “Free Women, Free World” collective in honor of the National Day Of Racial Healing.

 

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Salaam

 

Salaam Green is a Master Healer, creator of What Black Women Want You to Know, and founder of Literary Healing Arts, LLC, where she supports individuals and organizations in using writing, poetry, and storytelling to reclaim their  voices and transform their lives. 

In her work as an advocate for racial justice,  she  has spoken at the United Nations and facilitated and trained hundreds of leaders throughout the south,  including through the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation and UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine.

She is a certified practitioner and trainer for the Kellogg Foundation’s Truth Racial Healing & Transformation process, a former Reimagining Justice and Women's Policy Fellow, and  a Community Village awardee for gender justice work in the south. 

 

 

 

Mukuria

 

Lucy Wairimu Mukuria, M.A. is the American Psychological Association’s 2022 recipient of the International Humanitarian Award for her distinguished work as a mental health reformer in her country, Kenya. Through her organization, True North, she  is leading the nation through conscious action to ensure that veterans and their families have care and legal protections. Her organization has also worked with the government and non-governmental organizations on trauma healing for families whose sons joined Al Shabab and the police and provision of Psychological First Aid post terrorist attacks. She is an Acumen and Amani Institute Fellow as well as a regular commentator on Kenyan television.

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