We had a great turnout for our first Decolonizing Herbalism discussion, and we want to make this a regular occurrence. Please join us as we face these issues, build dialogue, and work for change.
This session, we’ll focus our discussion on the impacts of systemic and structural racism on herbalism in our country today. Some questions we’ll grapple with include:
- What are the health impacts of living in a racist society, and how can herbalists recognize and counter them?
- How can herbalism, as the people’s medicine, address racial inequalities in the conventional health care system?
- Why are people of color so under-represented in the main stream of herbal education and practice in the US?
- How have Black and Brown folk traditions been devalued or co-opted (or both) by white herbalists?
We need many voices to complete the circle. Please spread the word!
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
7:00pm – 9:00pm
25 St. Mary’s Court, Brookline
This is a free event, and we invite all interested parties to participate!
We had excellent turnout and good conversations once again! We’ll hold space for discussions like this once every season.
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