Posts by Carrie

Mindfully Disgusted with White Supremacy: Courageous Contemplative Activism for a New Era

Posted on Jan 20, 2021

Mindfully Disgusted with White Supremacy: Courageous Contemplative Activism for a New Era

As a native Black Washingtonian, I grew up just blocks away from the Capitol building, our nation’s “seat of government.” It always held a veneer of historical distinction and what felt like an air of holy sacrament. …

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ACMHE Webinar: Learning with the Labyrinth

Posted on Jan 19, 2021

ACMHE Webinar: Learning with the Labyrinth

Madeleine Charney will explore the interdisciplinary role of labyrinths on college campuses and discuss the permanent labyrinth installation in the works at UMass Amherst.

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Storytelling Through Creative Arts and Contemplative Pedagogies

Posted on Dec 18, 2020

Storytelling Through Creative Arts and Contemplative Pedagogies

Dr. Leonard Cruz explores storytelling through the creative arts and leads contemplative exercises that can have a positive impact as we navigate through challenges such as COVID-19, racial injustices, and gender and sexuality inequities.

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Breathwork for Healing Racial Trauma: a Contemplative-Based Research Journey

Posted on Nov 14, 2020

Breathwork for Healing Racial Trauma: a Contemplative-Based Research Journey

This webinar with Dr. Angel Acosta and Zishan Jiwani explores a study of a community breathwork series that aimed to provide people with a virtual space to heal from and wrestle with racial trauma.

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BIPOC Retreat with Veta Goler, Online, Nov. 14

Posted on Oct 28, 2020

BIPOC Retreat with Veta Goler, Online, Nov. 14

The first retreat in a three-part series, focusing on various forms of meditation to help you connect with the goodness that is at the core of your being. Through silent meditation, reflection, listening, and journaling, we will be able to turn within and access inner truth and beauty, wisdom and strength.

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