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Navigating Anxiety and Grief

Navigating Anxiety and Grief

May 8, 2020

Aida Manduley shares their wisdom as a therapist and educator on the nuances of anxiety, depression, and grief normalizing our feelings and encouraging our curiosity about them.  Listen for the simple and valuable tools that they share on how best to tend to ourselves now and beyond this pandemic moment.

Aida Manduley, Licensed Clinical Social Worker is an award-winning boriqueer activist, therapist, and educator known for big earrings and building bridges. At the core of Aida’s work is a strong set of anti-oppressive values, an insatiable curiosity for others’ perspectives, and a love of tackling taboos. 

Learn more about Aida at aidamanduley.com and follow them on IG @aidamanduley

 

 

Grounding Meditation

Grounding Meditation

May 1, 2020

Luana Morales shares a grounding mediation and reflection practice with us this week! Luana is a Birth and Bereavement Doula, Death Midwife, Circle keeper, Officiant, Reiki Master Teacher, and Herbal Apprentice devoted to reclaiming our birth, death, and Afro-Indigenous healing practices.  She is one of the founders of Seeds of Our Ancestors, a mobile interdisciplinary, intergenerational, and multi lineage healing squad.

Please share this practice with others!  This offering is part of La Cura’s Community Care Series which will include community organizers, artists, healers and leaders sharing their grounding practices and rituals with us as a way of building resilience together in this challenging moment globally.

 

Learn more about Luana at https://www.handsofgaiareiki.com/

The Impact of Covid-19 On Latinos in the U.S.

The Impact of Covid-19 On Latinos in the U.S.

April 24, 2020

Listen to this special episode on the Mijente and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement's new report "The Impact of Covid-19 On Latinos in the U.S.". We’re dying disproportionately and bearing the brunt of this crisis. It is critical we tell our stories! Listen to how we are organizing for the SOLUTIONS that we need.    

Sign up here to see the report: mijente.net/covid19pc

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Courage Meditation with Dr. Monika L. Son

Courage Meditation with Dr. Monika L. Son

April 17, 2020

Dr. Monika L. Son gifts us a courage and compassion meditation for this week's Ofrenda. A native New York Afro-Dominicana born to immigrant parents, educator/scholar/healer/activist,  Monika actively integrates healing into teaching and learning spaces in higher education, particularly for BIPOC communities. Her passion lies in  building and growing transformative curriculum for students, faculty and educators through an embodied, anti-oppressive and inclusive, trauma informed, social justice lens.

Please share this practice with others!  This offering is part of La Cura’s Community Care Series which will include community organizers, artists, healers and leaders sharing their grounding practices and rituals with us as a way of building resilience together in this challenging moment globally.

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Healing, Resilience and Power

Healing, Resilience and Power

April 10, 2020

Listen to the Resilient Strategies team--Mark-Anthony Jonhnson, Prentis Hemphill and Francisca Porchas Coronado, host of La Cura Podcast on Politicized Healing and what it can offer us in this moment of Covid19 and beyond to heal and build power in the way that we need to.

Resilient Strategies is healing justice project transforming the impact of state violence on our bodies, our behaviors and the organizations we build as a critical part of liberation. 

To learn more about Prentis Hemphill you can visit their website at prentishemphill.com and you can follow them on IG @prentis.h and you can follow Mark-Anthony Johnson on twitter @FlyEgret. 

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Community Care Series: Ofrenda by Muertero Yamil

Community Care Series: Ofrenda by Muertero Yamil

April 1, 2020

Muertero Yamil is a Pennsylvania based health worker on the frontlines of the Covid19 pandemic. He shares with us his grounding spiritual practice of the past 27 years and especially now as he navigates care giving for so many battling illness daily. 

 

Please share this practice with others!  This offering is part of La Cura's Community Care Series which will include community organizers, artists, healers and leaders sharing how their grounding practices and rituals in this moment with us all as a way of building resisilience together in this challenging moment globally.  

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Community Care Series: Ofrenda by Dr. Diana Quinn Inla’kech

Community Care Series: Ofrenda by Dr. Diana Quinn Inla’kech

March 25, 2020

Dr. Diana Quinn Inla'kech shares holistic and traditional recipes and the healing power of plants for immune and spiritual support generously shared to her by two Curadera friends especially for this offering on La Cura. 

This offering is part of La Cura's Community Care Series which will include community organizers, artists, healers and leaders sharing how they are grounding spiritually and physically in this moment with us all as a way of building resilience together in this challenging moment globally. 

Check out Dr. Quinn Inla'kech's blog on the recipes at https://www.drdianaquinn.com/blog 

Holistic Immunity Support

Holistic Immunity Support

March 18, 2020

Kicking off our Community Care Series with Dr. Diana Quinn Inlak'ech who educates and grounds us on a holistic view of how to take care of our system and each other. Diana Inlak'ech, ND is a licensed naturopathic doctor at the intersection of social justice, spirituality and healing. Specializing in somatic bodywork, integrative mental health, and decolonized healing modalities within a politicized framework.

You can access her blog Holistic Support for Immunity and Viral Prevention at https://www.drdianaquinn.com/blog

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Storytelling as Medicine

Storytelling as Medicine

March 8, 2020

Award winning HIV activist and artist, Louie A. Ortiz-Fonseca joins us to share about the creation of The Gran Varones Project, which uses storytelling to elevate the stories of Latinx & Afro-Latinx Gay, Queer, Trans, Bisexual Men & Bois and his hit Youtube show Kikis with Louie!

 

Check out @GranVarones on Instagram and Tumbler and Kikis with Louie on Youtube. 

 

 

 

Conflict and Transformation Part Two

Conflict and Transformation Part Two

February 23, 2020

Belia Mayeno Saavedra returns for the second part of our conversation on Conflict and Transformation. She takes us deeper into the intersection between conflict, vulnerability, shame and accountability. She answers questions by Mijente members on setting boundaries with family, moving past toxic chapters in our lives and building self-awareness.

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