Women of Color Self Care Retreat

Access Strategies Fund recognizes the importance of developing and sustaining self-care practices within movement spaces, and outside movement spaces. It is the key to building healthy and sustainable movements.  
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” — Audre Lorde’s A Burst of Light: Essays

 

On October 13, 2016 women from 9 of our of partner-grantees came together at the Watershed Center in Millerton New York to practice self-care with Standing in Our Power.

Alternatives for Community and Environment(ACE), Black Economic Justice Institute (BEJI), Brazilian Women Group (BWG), Centro Presente, East Boston Co-Lab, Ex-prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement, MassVote, Matahari, Neighbors United for a Better East Boston (NUBE), Third Sector New England (TSNE)

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