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New Timbuktu Education Institute Seminar Series

July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - August 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

As apart of the launch of the New TImbuktu online platform, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle will begin enrollment in  New Timbuktu Community Education Institute!

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.)

Session name: African-Centered Approaches to Advocacy
Facilitator: Dayvon Love – Director of Public Policy, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
July 9 – August 27, 2019

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.

Session Name: Racial Equity and Healing in Black Mental Health*
Faciliataor: Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSW-C

July 10 – August 28, 2019

Session 1: Whitewashed Wellness: A Brief History

Session 2: Internalized Superiority, Injected Oppression

Session 3: Decolonizing Self and Practice

Session 4: Liberation-Focused Healing: Frameworks + Theories

Session 5: Methods for Healing Melanated People

Session 6: Real Life, Intentional Practice

Session 7: The Ethics of the Trauma-Responsive

Session 8: Transformation

NOTE: As a result of a partnership with Continuing Professional Education Office at UM School of Social Work, CEUs for 7 of the 8 sessions (this is excluding sessions 8) is available for an additional fee of $130 for 14 CEUs.

Click here for the CEU registration link.

If you have any questions, contact:

Nadirah Smith
Chief Operations Officer – Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
Office: ‭(410) 374-7683


July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
August 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm


The Haskins Center for Community Development (in the Harbor Bank building)
25 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States


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