Session 5 – Healing in Equity Work Part 2: Self-care Practice Session with Camille Caster-Cyprian

December 1, 2020, hosted by Kevin Lindsey Camille Caster-Cyprian, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Minnesota Council on Foundations, lead this interactive practice session that began with a review of the science of stress and the link between self-care, healing, and equity. She then introduced and guided participants through several self-care practices, offering space to debrief and share. Continue reading “Session 5 – Healing in Equity Work Part 2: Self-care Practice Session with Camille Caster-Cyprian”

Session 4 – Healing in Equity Work Part 1: Understanding Trauma & Traumas of Oppression with Camille Cyprian

November 10, 2020, hosted by Kevin Lindsey Camille Caster-Cyprian, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Minnesota Council on Foundations, discusses the science of stress and the link between trauma, stress, and equity, and reflects on how toxic stress & burnout show up in our bodies, and our relationship to healing & self-care asContinue reading “Session 4 – Healing in Equity Work Part 1: Understanding Trauma & Traumas of Oppression with Camille Cyprian”

Session 3 – WRITE on RACE Part 2 with Stacy Wells and Bukata Hayes

October 13, 2020, hosted by Camille Cyprian Rural communities must meaningfully engage on issues and implications of race, racism, and anti-blackness. The bedrock of whiteness is anti-black (by extension includes Latinos, Asians and Indigenous) sentiments, notions and beliefs. It’s important to address this specifically in an effort to build greater equity in rural MN. TheContinue reading “Session 3 – WRITE on RACE Part 2 with Stacy Wells and Bukata Hayes”

Session 2 – WRITE on RACE Part 1 with Stacy Wells and Bukata Hayes

September 22, 2020, hosted by Camille Cyprian Rural communities must meaningfully engage on issues and implications of race, racism, and anti-blackness. The bedrock of whiteness is anti-black (by extension includes Latinos, Asians and Indigenous) sentiments, notions and beliefs. It’s important to address this specifically in an effort to build greater equity in rural MN. TheContinue reading “Session 2 – WRITE on RACE Part 1 with Stacy Wells and Bukata Hayes”

Session 1 – Building Our Understanding of Equity with Kevin Lindsey

September 1, 2020, Hosted by Camille Cyprian The goal of this session was to gain a greater understanding of equity for the purposes of future TRUE Tuesdays. We used the video, Equity 101: Starting the Equity Conversation, hosted by Asail Waters and Ana Moreno of the National Equity Project, as a guide for small groupContinue reading “Session 1 – Building Our Understanding of Equity with Kevin Lindsey”