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Break Out Session Panelists

Check out the diverse group of panelists and sessions below!

Break Out Session I (11:15am - 11:55am)
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Brother John Muhammad
One Community St. Pete

Black Men & Mental Health - A Community Dialogue on Mental Health

Dr. Gary Lemons Professor of African American Literature and the Bible as Literature, USF

Teaching to Survive in the Spirit of Love

Eris Eady
Writer, Artist, Activist

Your Silence Won’t Keep You Safe. Narrative Work as a Practice of Healing, Advocacy and Collective Liberation

Dr. Sh'nai Simmons & Min. Taiwan Simmons

“Healing from the Inside Out: The Personal Responsibility of Healing”

Lee Smith
Concentric Behavioral Health; Atlanta, GA

Toward a Radically Inclusive Theology

Tiffany Reddick, LPC
Lead Organizer, WeHeal Social Justice Wellness Collective - Atlanta, GA

Healing While Black, While Healing While Black: The Urgent Case for Healing Justice

Dr. LaDonna Butler
USFSP & Founder of The Well for Life

Coffee, Café’s, Coparenting and Collaborations, Strategies that affirm that “Little Black Lives Matter, too”

Dr. Marva Lewis
Tulane University

Coffee, Café’s, Coparenting and Collaborations, Strategies that affirm that “Little Black Lives Matter, too”

Dr. James McHale
USF - St. Pete

Coffee, Café’s, Coparenting and Collaborations, Strategies that affirm that “Little Black Lives Matter, too”

Mischelle Rodriguez, PhD
Collaborative ChangeMakers
 
Black and Embodied: Moving Beyond Traditional Talk Therapy for Collective Healing

Break Out Session II (12:00pm - 12:40pm)
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Micha Poole
Inspiration

Healing Space - Inspired Space

CSSJ Chapter Members
St. Petersburg, FL

Survivors Speak! A network of individuals Healing through Action

Dr. Evelyn Newman Phillips
Professor of Anthropology

An Auto ethnography of Healing: Achieving an Education despite the Violence of Schooling

Dr. Wangari Gichiru 
Central Connecticut State University

An Auto ethnography of Healing: Achieving an Education despite the Violence of Schooling

Dr. Sylvia Jalil-Gutierrez
Central Connecticut State University

An Auto ethnography of Healing: Achieving an Education despite the Violence of Schooling

Lola B. Morgan
St. Petersburg, FL

The Power to RIGHT Your Story: A Roadmap to Removing Judgment, Shame and Honoring Yourself!

Margaret Connley, LCSW

Healthy and Holy Conversations around Biblical Content, Systemic racism & internalized oppression in the 21st century

Dr. Ashlee Fowlkes
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

"Finding Healing when You are Black, Queer and too Tired to be Proud"

Dr. Nyamekye Laird
Licensed Psychologist 

Whole-Being Wellbeing: Integrating psychotherapy, complementary medicine and somatics in practice

Maureen Joseph
President of TransSpire LLC

“The What, Why and How of Race, The Cloak of Many Colors” 

Oriel Romano
Loyola University New Orleans

“The What, Why and How of Race, The Cloak of Many Colors”