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The Relevance of Harm Reduction in the Black Community

The Relevance of Harm Reduction in the Black Community

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST

 

This presentation will explore the nuances of being black in the harm reduction movement, basic information about harm reduction, and options for self-care for movement leaders and community members.

Speakers

Dr. Orisha Bowers

Founder
Orixa Healing Arts, Wellness, and Spiritual Centre

Partner
Open Path Collective

Orisha A. Bowers holds a BFA, MA, MEd, Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies, and a Certificate in Complementary Alternative Medicine. Orisha has more than 15 years of experience in social services, nonprofit leadership, grants management, program design, and civic leadership. Orisha’s life work is centered on an intentional merging of women’s studies, education, interdisciplinarity and creativity, spirituality, healing, wellness, and movement. She uses scholarship and vocation to do healing work in communities of color in reproductive health, women’s issues, and communities of faith. Orisha, an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church. She combines a spiritual focus with the therapeutic disciplines of mindfulness dancing to offer the dynamic Dancing Mindfulness and other healing practices across the U.S.

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