Get (Y)our Leadership: Building Collective Capacity for Embodied Liberation

Facilitated by alumni Alina Ortiz Salvatierra, Adisa Stewart, and Emmy Keppler This workshop will use relational somatics, storytelling, and movement as decolonial processes for subverting the cultures of isolation and separation that feed systemic oppression. We will use our personal experiences with community organizing and activism as our tools to build our frameworks for transformative […]

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Relational Storytelling Workshop

Facilitated by Javiera Benavente, Safire DeJong, and Alina Ortiz Salvatierra This workshop introduces students to relational storytelling as a practice for community building and strengthening bonds within groups.

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Building Resilience Together

Facilitated by Alina Ortiz Salvatierra and Jishava Patel, UACT Facilitator Ricardo Levins Morales, an artist and activist for social change movements across the country, describes resilience as not an individual trait or skill, but as the capacity of one’s community members to support each other in the face of oppression. Through our class, our hope […]

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Femme Safety Strategies for Survival and Beyond Workshop

facilitated by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha In response to many recent suicides of femme artists, organizers, and community leaders, this emotional safety planning workshop is a space for femmes (people who id as femme or feminine and queer and/or non binary and/or trans) who want to learn and share about suicidality in our lives, as well […]

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Care Webs Workshop: Experiments in Disability-Made Collective Care

Facilitated by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha In this workshop, we will talk about the (often feminized and undervalued) work of care, with a specific focus on how sick and disabled folks can create care webs for ourselves. We’ll map what we need and what we have to give and what allows us to ask for and […]

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SPARC: Can We Talk?

Facilitated by Javiera Benavente and Chris Tinson, Professor of Africana Studies in CSI This interactive workshop presentation will create a faculty & staff centered space to share stories and strategies of engagement in these difficult social and political times. We want to allow space for faculty and staff to discuss some of the tough issues […]

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Positive Powerful Communication: tools for building relationships across difference

What does it mean to be in community with people who do not share our opinions, views, or values? Often, it means that there are problems, disagreements, and conflict. Working through those issues in a way that protects community and all of its members can be challenging. Positive Powerful Communication offers a set of tools […]

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Intro to Embodied Leadership Workshop

a workshop for staff and faculty with Jamila Jackson This workshop for will explore the power of the body in creating a real and felt sense of connection between individuals; explore the power that connection has to: allow us to feel much deeper levels of support, to feel truly seen and heard, expand our capacity […]

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Facilitation Workshop Series

Facilitated by Olivia Espinoza and Kristie Herman, UACT facilitators In this 5-part workshop series, students will engaged in the process of understanding who they are as facilitators, what roles facilitators can play, deepening their understanding of facilitated space, developing tools and skillsets to navigate those spaces, and grounding themselves in the transformative power of empathic […]

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Art and Activism Workshops with Dread Scott

Dread Scott is an acclaimed American artist whose work has garnered significant public and scholarly attention and has been widely exhibited in the US and abroad. Scott describes his work–which powerfully addresses such topics as American imperialism, symbols of nationalism, police brutality and police murders of African Americans, the history and legacies of slavery, and […]

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