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The live conversation, which aired on April 13, 2023, explored models for racial healing and reconciliation that are community-led and grounded in ancestral and traditional knowledge. Kevin Leacock, Program Manager at BHPN spoke with BIPOC-led Community Development Corporations that are leading this transformative work to interrogate the role healthcare institutions can play in reconciling past harms and discuss their approaches to repair the harm of racism by building relationships, trust and collective community power.
Featured Speakers included:
Dr. Enjolie Lafaurie, Co-Executive Director of Operations and Development, Cihuapactli Collective
amaha sellassie, Co-Executive Director, Co-op Dayton/ T.R.I.B.E.
Dr. Icela Pelayo, Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Watch the Recording:
Resources mentioned during the webinar:
Crosswalk on It’s Not Just About the Buildings: How Community Development Organizations are Promoting Residents’ Mental Health
Resources Shared by Speakers and Participants:
Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation
The Cihuapactli Collective Story
Gem City Market Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Participatory Budgeting Project
This session was part of Community Innovations for Racial Equity’s National Learning and Action Community a project of BHPN supported by The Kresge Foundation and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.