Peeking Through the Blinds will be an opportunity for people to take an “inside out” approach to dismantling racist constructs in their areas of influence. It begins with the work of self-inquiry. This is facilitated through guided a guided meditation led by Kara Dansky of 1,000 Arms. There will also be a time of reflection and an opportunity for those gathered to share their awareness. The post below gives a little background into our intent for doing this. This is reposted from a blog I did in August.
As I said in the video above, on Nov 15, 2016 I will be co-facilitating an experience with Kara Dansky of 1,000 Arms and Brian Rocheleau of The Blind Cafe where we will invite people to have an encounter with themselves with regard to issues of race. The foundation of the program will be based on a mindfulness meditation approach.
I did a conference call with them today and each of us talked about why we are interested in doing this event together. Each of us comes from an entirely different background and have found ourselves together at a particular time in our individual journeys where we feel compelled to use our energy in a way that creates safe space for people to address tough questions. Let’s face it. There’s a lot of division happening right now. Not that it hasn’t been happening throughout history. It’s just that this is…
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