Free Public Lecture: Racial Stamina & Racial Justice Work: What's Mindfulness & Compassion Got to Do With It?

Thursday, 18 January 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM PST

4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, Washington, 98105, United States

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Thursday, 18 January 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM PST

Kane Hall at University of Washington, 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, Washington, 98105, United States.

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Dr. Angela Rose Black will highlight the critical intersection between racial stamina, racial justice, and the utility of mindfulness and compassion based techniques in supporting both.

Key concepts (racial stamina, white fragility, mindfulness, and compassion) will be introduced; contrasting racial justice activism models will be highlighted; and real world applications will be shared. Using Mindfulness for the People's Foundational Practice(TM), participants will increase their awareness on how mindfulness-based and compassion based self-evaluation and self-regulation tools can support a move from denial to awareness; awareness to awakening; and awakening to compassionate action in racial justice work.


About the presenter:

Dr. Angela Rose Black is an Activist, Scholar, Practitioner, and Thought Leader in the Mindfulness Movement. She is the founder and CEO of Mindfulness for the People LLC---a Black-owned social change agency that offers oppression-sensitive and culturally-responsive mindfulness training engaging Racial Battle Fatigue among People of Color and White Fragility among White people.

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If you are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation so your spot may be made available to someone else.

University of Washington Center for Child & Family Well-being

CCFW is a collaborative research center based in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. Our mission is to promote the well-being of children, from infancy through adolescence, particularly those experiencing disadvantage and adversity. By using a “whole child” approach that supports the roles of parents, families, schools and communities in children’s resilience, CCFW works to infusemindfulness, compassion and social-emotional skills into the lives of children, parents, caregivers, educators and practitioners. We are committed to serving as a resources and partner in promoting the well-being of children and families, locally and globally.

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