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2021 New Timbuktu Education Institute Seminar Series

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - November 3 @ 8:00 pm

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle presents the 2021 New Timbuktu Seminar Series featuring Dayvon Love and Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSW-C.

As apart of the launch of the New Timbuktu Learning Community, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle presents the  New Timbuktu Community Education Institute Seminar Series!

The purpose of the New Timbuktu Community Education Institute is to provide high quality professional development that is based on and draws from methodologies that are derived from the bodies of work and community based institutions that have traditionally been marginalized. NTCEI will provided a variety of African Centered, Liberation Focused, Community Empowerment tools that are substantively informed by racial equity.  These tools are useful particularly for those who work in the human/social service sector (teachers, school administrators, social workers, community organizers, public health professionals etc.)

If you are in need of a discounted slot in the seminar series, please reach out to us before attempting to register.

If you have any questions, contact: Candace Handy, Chief Operating Officer – LBS


Racial Equity & Healing: Transforming Human Services for Black Folk

Facilitator: Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSW-C

September 22 – November 3, 2021, 5:00-7:00pm

Session 1: The Human Service Sector & Black Folk– A Relationship Assessment

Session 2: Leadership, Internalized Superiority & Injected Oppression

Session 3: History of Black Healing in Grassroots Movement

Session 4: Locating “The Self”

Session 5: The Liberation-Focused Healing Framework

Session 6: Shifting Paradigms, Policies and Practice

Session 7: Critical Application & Commitment

African-Centered Approaches to Advocacy

Facilitator: Dayvon Love – Director of Public Policy, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

July 20 – August 31, 2021, 6:30-8:00pm

Session 1: Black people’s advocacy before white people’s intervention

Session 2: White intervention in Black Leadership

Session 3: Black political organizations in the 20th century

Session 4: Civil Rights, then and now

Session 5: Civil Rights then and now, pt. 2

Session 6: Sexuality, Gender, and politics

Session 7: The non-profit industrial complex

Session 8: How to teach young people using African Centered approaches to advocacy.


Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
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