Can I Live? Building A Black Movement: Power & Healing

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Can I Live? Building A Black Movement: Power & Healing

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*POC only space centered around Black voices* Register here: *space is limited Free Can I live? Building a Black Movement is a series of sessions for people of color to take up space, heal, and sustain a powerful movement. This session's theme is around our communities building political power and our communities healing. Join community members working with Black Lives Matter Minneapolis and other organizations to connect, be energized, and decide together how we will put forth new policy solutions for the city of Minneapolis, how peaceful direct action tactics work, and find a way that you can personally connect and contribute to the movement that is local and spreading across the globe. The workshops include: -Policy: Political Power- The road to interdependence Facilitated by Nick Muhammed -Education: Building Black Education: Facilitated by AsaleSol Young Trauma Responsive/Healing Schools because #BlackLivesMatter in classrooms too. Understand and acknowledge the contemporary context for adversity and trauma in our students and the layers of adversity which students of color – particularly Black students. -Transformative Self Care: Facilitated by Marie Michael This workshop will discuss the physiological effects of racism on the bodies of people of color and will introduce an approach to transformative self-care. Participants will learn techniques they can use to gain a greater awareness of how their bodies respond to the threat of racism and strategies they can employ to resource themselves in order to counteract these affects. Finally, we will also explore the power of community as a resource for self and collective healing. *Food and conscious child care will be provided This is an intentional POC (People of Color) space-- meaning that the majority of the room should be brown folks. Allies will know why this is important. White allies, consider plugging into the Solidarity Training:

By: Black Lives Matter Minneapolis

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