This webinar will present the Compassionate Activism approach on how we can heal from internalized oppression and build our capacity to respond to everyday injustice from a place of emotional wholeness and shared humanity.
Join this webinar to learn how to re-connect with your inner voice and power in emotionally-charged situations that you need it the most. This includes when whether due to power, privilege, and other challenging dynamics, we feel we aren't allowed to say what we feel, do what we want, or ask for what we need and are consequently left feeling trapped and without options or support.
By the end of this webinar, participants will learn:
- How systemic oppression has taught us to deny and suppress our feelings, pain, and needs
- How to give ourselves the acknowledgement and validation we're too often denied
- How to skillfully get present to the underlying pain in a way that is not overwhelming and is actually a relief with the practice of mindfulness
- How to move into a more spacious place around the emotionally charged situation
- Quick tools you can use to start healing and releasing the emotional charge in any moment
National Alliance Members: Free
Sandra Kim is the founder and executive director of Everyday Feminism and Compassionate Activism. Launched in June 2012, Everyday Feminism has become one of the most popular independent feminist media sites in the world, with a readership of a couple million monthly visitors from over 150 countries and a team of over 40 writers. In spring 2016, Sandra developed the Compassionate Activism approach, which helps people address everyday oppression with love and justice. She developed the model, synthesizing her own personal healing and Zen Buddhist practices and her social justice work. She leads both online and in-person trainings to make it broadly available. As a person with multiple marginalized identities, she is committed to intersectional feminism that is focused on personal and social liberation for everyone. Sandra brings an inside-out approach to feminism because she believes personal transformation and social transformation are interdependent.