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      Emotional Emancipation Circle, 4th Wednesdays in Washington

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      August 28, 2019

      Wednesday   7:00 PM (on various days)

      2437 15th Street Northwest
      Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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      Emotional Emancipation Circle, 4th Wednesdays

      This is a healing space for Black people to process racial stress and oppression (external & internalized) with the intention of fostering individual and collective healing. Group healing circles are offered on a sliding scale of $10-$35, though no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. Bartering is welcomed :) You are welcome to pay in advance via paypal - - or via cash app:$ErikaTotten ; or you can pay once you get to the circle.  In Emotional Emancipation Circles we:  • *Affirm the humanity of ALL Black people (Trans and Cis, Queer, Gender Non-Conforming, Same Gender Loving, Immigrant, Muslim, Returning Citizens, Differently Abled, Folks Experiencing Homelessness, etc). ALL of us.  • *Deepen our understanding through an intersectional lens, of the impact of historical forces on our emotional lives, our relationships, and our community  • * Carefully identify internalized white supremacy and the many ways it manifests (i.e. learned helplessness, anti-Blackness, patriarchy, misogynoir, transphobia, etc.)  • Free our minds and spirits from the lies of Black inferiority and heal from the emotional legacies of enslavement and anti-Black racism  • Atone and revitalize ourselves and our relationships with each other  • Tell ourselves a new, liberating, and empowering story about who we are as people of African ancestry  • Address the root cause of the devaluing of Black lives by developing strategies to distinguish the lies of Black inferiority, wherever we find them, once and for all  • Learn and practice essential emotional wellness skills to support us in being our highest Selves as individuals and as a people The EE Circle's process was developed and refined by members of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) in collaboration with Community Healing Network -   * Additions made by Erika Totten, Founder of Unchained Visioning ( Please Note: DC Meeting Location Is Wheelchair Accessible, MD Meeting Location Is Not

      Categories: Neighborhood

      This event repeats on various days: Sep 25, Oct 23, Nov 27

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.