Watch the recording here! Join us for a Community Dialogue and Story Session with Lillie Pearl Allen and Delma Jackson III, about liberation: dreamed and realized, internal and structural, for black lives and beyond., Held Juneteenth, June 19, 2020 at 3pm EDT/ 12pm PDT. In 1983, Lillie Pearl Allen led the "Black & Female: What […]
We invite you to join our virtual gatherings where community and practice are our focus. Awareness, Story, Dialogue, Creativity, and Working with Difference support us in re/membering, envisioning and creating a more just future. See all upcoming gatherings below, or learn more about our Virtual Community Series here.
Our July community Zoom featured gina Breedlove, medicine woman, vocalist, composer, & sound healer from Brooklyn, NY. gina is an abolitionist for the lost parts of the self; a grief doula who uses sound and ritual to release stagnant energy, creating opportunity for embodiment and soul retrieval. Together, gina wrote, "we will share the potent […]
Pat McCabe (Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining) and Delma Jackson. launched our 2020 Fall Series. Pat, a Diné (Navajo) mother, grandmother, activist, artist, writer, ceremonial leader, and international speaker, joined Delma to explore the need, opportunities and barriers to Black/Indigenous solidarity. Watch the recording here! Their conversation invoked story, analysis and big-picture questions about […]
Dr. Shadiin Garcia and Dr. Claudia Ford joined our ongoing series of conversations, hosted by Delma Jackson, III, exploring the promises and challenges of justice, solidarity, and community building among Black/Indigenous populations. Together, these two brilliant and powerful women discussed where we’ve been, where we are, and where we might go. Opening with adrienne marie brown's […]
Pat McCabe (Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining) and Enroue 'Awo Onigbonna' Halfkenny, in conversation with Delma Jackson. We rejoined Pat McCabe and welcomed Enroue Halfkenny to our ongoing fall series. In the spirit of Black/Indigenous solidarity, CWC invited participants to practice the power of self care, healing, ceremony, and wholeness with our renowned guest practitioners. Pat […]
We welcomed San Francisco-based poets Kim Shuck and Maurisa Thompson, hosted by Delma Jackson as a part of our ongoing Fall series on Black/Indigenous solidarity. Kim and Maurisa shared their art, honoring where we’ve been and imagining where we could go in relationship to our planet, our country, our communities, and ourselves. Their friendship, love for their natal city, […]
Fall series host Delma Jackson, III and Dr. Shadiin Garcia returned in conversation, connecting Black/Indigenous solidarity to the broader events and movements of 2020. We held space for folks to reflect on this year we’ve had, and Delma and Shadiin introduced their upcoming podcast, Dive-In Justice. You can find Delma’s latest blog post here; recording to follow.
We welcomed in the new year with a grief-transformation ceremony, led by two holders of tremendous visionary work being done to address reparations, rematriation, and sovereignty on land. We are so grateful to have be held in that space by Stephanie Morningstar and Leah Penniman! Listen to the recording here. Carrying on the legacy of […]
For the last several months, CWC has been hosting virtual community conversations exploring Black/Indigenous solidarity. As we prepare to transition into a new series of community conversations AND launch the Dive-In-Justice Podcast, we wanted to mark this occasion by inviting back Shadiin Garcia, to join Delma Jackson (co-hosts of the new podcast), Ginny McGinn and Kristin […]