Collective Care through Our Creativity - February 2021

  • Each Saturday in February, noon to 2:30 EST

  • Time as a large group to be inspired by our featured speaker and to set our intentions for the day ahead

  • Smaller breakout accountability groups, facilitated by Pen Parentis 
  • Large group meditation and intentional movement exercises
  • All large group sessions are recorded. If you miss a Saturday, you won't miss the content.

  • Check in with your small group and new community all week long.

Daily Topics

Saturday, February 6th

Sitting with the Grief and Hope of this Moment

Speaker: Maria Broom

We will sit with the feelings and emotions that this unique moment in history brings up. We will explore both the needs we each have personally, as well the needs of our communities. This day will also lay a foundation to tap into our maternal superpowers through writing and creativity. We will leave our time together ready to take care of ourselves and eager to take care of the collective.
 

Saturday, February 13th

Taking Care of Ourselves: The Oxygen Mask

Speaker: M. M. De Voe

In the spirit of the airplane oxygen mask in which we're reminded to mask up before assisting others, this session is designed to provide a centering opportunity to create a space for us to tend to ourselves so that we can more effectively turn the care outwards. We'll begin with self-care from the lens of activism and inclusion to ensure that roots of our self-care create a better world for everyone.

TSaturday, February 20th

Taking Care of the World

Speaker: Rebecca Walker

We have focused on personal centering practice, and today we will work to take that care outwards. We will explore what we care most about in our homes, our communities, and our world and we will tap into our own connectedness to the world outside ourselves. 

Saturday, February 27th

Cultivating Collective Care Every Day

Speaker: Karen Houppert

Now that we have reset, re-centered, and reflected, we look to bringing these lessons to our everyday. This session will focus on action and creating a process to ensure that we're cultivating collective care every day. This session will also have a practical writing workshop component.

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