About a year and a half ago, I made a commitment to myself that I would open all my workshops and keynotes by first recognizing the tribes of the land we are on. Ilsa had brought this idea to my attention when planning one of our workshops together. She created a slide in our Power Point to acknowledge the Duwamish Tribe for workshops in the Seattle area. Whenever I witnessed someone practice this way of honoring Indigenous people, it felt right to me and I wanted to be a p
Photo courtesy of Highline.edu As I watch people debate whether Nike should have used Colin Kaepernick in their campaign and whether Kaepernick should have agreed to work with Nike, I only hope his message, Black Lives Matter, does not get lost. Kaepernick, along with many other NFL players, made a personal decision based on his convictions to make a powerful public statement about the killing of Black people by police. In 1992, I was a senior in high school and an activist.
In this newsletter... Cultures Connecting Celebrates 10 Years! Also learn more about resources such as: Upcoming Cultures Connecting Workshops A Word on Self Care A Book Review by Caprice A Highlighted Training Opportunity Cultures Connecting is 10 years-old! Cheers to all of you who have supported us! In the past 10 years, we have served: Over 250 Organizations & 14,000+ Individuals Below are a few recent testimonials from our community: "I am profoundly changed by Cultures