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The final video call of our Indigenous series will be a dharma sharing format, and will allow you to share your feelings, thoughts, impressions, etc., about Indigenous communities. Even if you did not attend the previous webinars, you are welcome to join the discussion. All are invited to bring up issues from the previous calls, and / or from our own experiences, to spark conversations and discussions.
Making visible is a free webinar program supported by the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, based in California, along with the Opening Heart Mindfulness Community in Washington, DC. This is a time for mindful questions and answers and sharing.
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Click below for the slide deck provided by the leader of this call, Audri Scott Williams.
Audri is the Spiritual Director of the Spiritual Enrichment Center in Dothan, AL. Audri also hosts a weekly radio show on WKCG 99.1 FM in Dothan. She is a proud mother of three sons and a grandmother of 15.
Most recently, Audri was the first woman of color to run for Congress in the highly conservative Congressional District 2 of Alabama. She is also the first woman to lead a global walk for Human Rights and Environmental Justice (2005-2009); a walk for civic engagement across America to over 50 communities (2010-2011); an environmental justice walk (2012) and, the Red Flame for Freedom Movement, a national movement to end human trafficking, mass incarceration and children in poverty (2015 - 2016).
Audri has received numerous awards for her service to humanity, including a Presidential Certificate of Merit (President Bill Clinton), HBO Hearing Her Voice, Telling Her Story Award; the 2008 URI Bowes Award to the Trail of Dreams Team (awarded in India); the 2017 Amelia Boynton Robinson Legacy Award; and a Proclamation from the City of Tuskegee declaring August 19, 2017, Audri Scott Williams Day.
Audri is an author and speaker - locally and nationally. She has spoken at numerous spiritual centers Colleges and Universities, and numerous organizations throughout Alabama and the country.
Making visible is a free webinar program supported by the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, based in California, along with the Opening Heart Mindfulness Community in Washington, DC. This call includes one hour of teaching led by an expert with lived experience. There will be time for mindful questions and answers and sharing, and a follow up sharing call after.
All of our learning calls will be led by the people who are living the life, and doing the work.
Frida will lead us in an exploration of Indigenous people throughout the Americas, including the Maya civilization which grew over 3,500 years to be the dominant agrarian society of a tropically forested Mesoamerica.
You’re invited to a video call curated by filmmaker and Piscataway rights activist, Sebastian Medina-Tayac. We will take time to stop and rest in community. Each moment of stopping is critical for our greater collective healing. Making visible is a free webinar program supported by the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, based in California, along with the Opening Heart Mindfulness Community in Washington, DC. This call includes one hour of teaching led by our expert, Sebastian, with lived experience. There will be time for mindful questions and answers and sharing, and a follow up dharma sharing call after.
What do you know about the Latinx immigrants who are facing historic level deportations and incarceration in the United States today? Would you like to learn more and grow your understanding along with other mindfulness practitioners?
Join us for our next free Zoom (phone or computer) call on Thursday, November 8, 7-8:30 pm ET for another session on understanding more about the millions of Latinx people living in the United States, their history in this country, and their lives today.
The topic for session #5 will be learning about the contributions of Latinx people in the US. This will be our final session in the Invisible Latinos series.
ACCESSIBILITY: This program is accessible for anyone with a computer and wifi, or a telephone.
Hispanic people are the largest minority in the United States, and fully one in six people in the U.S. are Latinx, and one in ten are of Mexican heritage. Only Mexico has a larger Hispanic population than the United States.The Census Bureau describes Hispanic or Latino ethnicity as "a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race."
In lieu of fees, we ask you to consider making a donation to Nueva Vida to benefit Latinas with cancer in the DC area. Donate here: http://nueva-vida.org
Ways to get involved in immigrant justice -- locally (DC area): www.caircoalition.org, http://sanctuarydmv.org/, https://www.theyoungcenter.org/about-the-young-center/
Sessions will be in English, accessible, and co-led by Adriana Arizpe and Annie Mahon. if you need Spanish translation or physical accommodations, please let us know.
Adriana is a Mexican woman who has lived in the DC area for 8 years. She has degrees in Communications and Gastronomy and is an executive in media, research, marketing and communication. Adriana has been practicing mindfulness since 2014 and has extensive knowledge of relationships and cultural contrasts and a special interest in how Latin-American culture contributes to US culture as a whole.
Annie is a white, Armenian-American, ordained (lay) in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, founder of Circle Yoga Cooperative, DC Yoga Week, and Opening Heart Mindfulness community, and founder and treasurer of the Pink House Foundation, a grant making organization supporting the development political and social capital for marginalized groups in the US. She has been a student of mindfulness since the early 1990's.
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