Join us on for ONE of these workshops
All times in Pacific Time Zone
Thursday, Oct. 8th: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Monday, Oct. 12th: 10AM - 12 PM (BIPOC ONLY*)
Thursday, Oct. 15th: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Monday, Oct. 19th: 10AM - 12 PM
Thursday, Oct. 22nd: 5:30PM - 7:30PM (BIPOC ONLY*)
- to build a deepened sense of community and connection with one another
- to explore principles and practices foundational to a "fierce vulnerability" approach to direct action
- to pass along key information about emerging action plans for the Bay Area, and immediate next steps
- to support the process of getting folks organized into small action teams
WHO IS THIS FOR?
Lea Murray believes in speaking to the soul. All people have value and deserve to be acknowledged as human beings. As an advocate for the misrepresented and misunderstood; Lea seeks to create understanding between groups and individuals who might otherwise be in conflict. Using mindfulness practice and principles of social and restorative justice Lea seeks reconciliation and restitution for those who have been harmed by the toxicity of hatred and division. A life-long learner, Lea has earned a MA in African Diaspora Studies from FIU and an MPH in Public Health Nutrition from UC Berkeley. Lea is currently the Executive Director of Collaborising, Inc., a non-profit organization that is dedicated to exploring humanity through social and cultural exchange. Lea is available for speaking engagements, panel discussions, cultural events and more.
Viviana Vargas, “Yura Sapi" (they/them), is an artist, activist, arts manager, educator, facilitator, healer and entrepreneur. After finishing two degrees in the performing arts and spending time in the “diversity and inclusion” field of the U.S. American Theatre, Viviana founded Advancing Arts Forward, a movement to advance equity, inclusion, and justice through the arts by creating liberated spaces that uplift, heal, and encourage us to change the world. Yura Sapi actively considers their role in the fight for liberation beyond the U.S. borders thinking specifically about anti-racism, decolonization, and collective liberation. www.advancingartsforward.org www.yurasapi.com
Keizen Li Qian is a gender-creative 1.5-generation Chinese immigrant. They recently began teaching microbiology at community college. They received the bodhisattva precepts from Rev. Keiryu Liên Shutt and use Buddhist wisdom practices and experimental music in transformative work.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
All events at the East Point Peace Academy are offered on a Gift Economy. This means that there is no fee to register, and everybody is welcome to attend regardless of their ability to pay. An opportunity will be offered to participants to give gifts to support the work of our organization and to support the facilitators. No amount is too small or too large.
To donate for this event, you can visit: https://www.eastpointpeace.org/preparingtogetherdonate
This event will happen virtually using the Zoom online conferencing platform. If you are not familiar with this platform, click here for instructions.