Black History Month x Survivor Healing Series

On Friday, Mar 4, 2022 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM

This is a virtual event using Zoom

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This Conference and Workshop is for Students, Faculty and Staff

The Title IX Department is providing this information for those who are interested.

The third installment of the Survivor Healing Series speaks to the transformative power of Black Joy. As we walk in the legacy of our ancestors, working to disrupt sexual violence in our homes and communities, all the while deepening our healing journeys, we invite you to pause and consider what joy makes possible in the movement to end sexual violence.

The series will kick off Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 6:30 pm EST and repeat every Wednesday through March 2, 2022. Registration is required for Zoom participation, unless otherwise noted. Closed Captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided.


Week 1: The Emotional Continuum  

Where there is joy, there might also be anger, sadness, and fear. This session will explore the continuum of emotions necessary for us to heal and get free. 


Week 2: Pleasure as a Portal (Closed Session) 

Violence, stress, and trauma can rob us of our ability to experience pleasure, this closed session invites survivors to reconnect with themselves through sensual self touch and affirmation. 


Week 3: We Believe that We Will Win

Our joy is our resistance. This session will explore how we use Black joy in our resistance struggles and explore collective art making. 


Week 4: Rituals and Recipes for Healing 

Cooking is a site of joy and ancestral wisdom. In this session we will cook together in order to commune with one another. 

Contact Name: Lourdes December

Contact Phone: 718.281.5755

Contact Email:

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