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Cultural Wellness Series for Advocates and Allies

The Cultural Wellness Series for Advocates and Allies is a series that aims to educate student advocates and allies on cultural wellness. Participants will engage in workshops, panels, and discussions on topics such as the role of allies, social justice burnout, managing emotions, self-advocacy, self-care, self-love, and how cultural wellness relates to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. The series will be ongoing with programs taking place each quarter. 

2016-17 Events  

WINTER

YOGA AS RESISTANCE
Week 4 - 6 | January 31, February 7, February 14

Come explore yoga, art, and journaling as self-care and a means social justice advocacy during this 3-week series. Questions? Email nadeeka.k@uci.edu

RSVP at tinyurl.com/YogaAsResistance

 

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2015-16 Events  

SPRING

Decolonizing Diversity: Identity, Power & Positionality
Week 7 | Wednesday, May 11 | 5 - 6:30 PM | Dr. White Room, CCC

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Money Management (a financial wellness workshop) 
Week 5 | Wednesday, April 27 | 12 PM - 1 PM Dr. White Room, CCC

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WINTER 

What is Cultural Wellness? Bridging the Gap of Self-Awareness and Cultural Competency
Week 7 | Tuesday, Feb. 16 | 5:30PM - 6:30PM Dr. White Room, CCC

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FALL 

Dimensions of Wellness: A Holistic Approach to Healthy Living 
Week 7 | Thur., Nov. 12 | 5:30PM - 7:00PM Dr. White Room, CCC 

Join us to explore how we take care of ourselves!  

This event will educate student leaders on personal wellbeing and holistic wellness while also giving them the opportunity to learn about different dimensions of wellness. We will have wellness stations set up with repreesentatives from campus to help you de-stress and provide resources. Refreshments will be provided! 

"Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth." 

Dimensions of Wellness

2014-15 Events  

 SPRING

Self-Advocacy, Self-Care & Self-Love
Week 5,| Wed., April 29 | 12-1PM, Dr. White Room, CCC

Join us to explore how we advocate, care for, and love ourselves! We have a phenomenal speaker who I'm sure you will enjoy!

As part of the Cultural Wellness Series for Advocates and Allies, we will have Valerie Sheppard, an acclaimed speaker, best-selling author, accomplished life coach, Founder of The Heart of Living Vibrantly™ and Lecturer in the Paul Merage School of Business. Valerie's 4-step process will help you explore and apply spiritual concepts that help you make a stronger and deeper connection to the Truth of you — that which transcends the human components of personality and identity, and gets to a higher and deeper aspect of who you are. It is living in alignment with your highest consciousness and deepest Truth that is the source of lasting Peace, Love, Joy and Freedom.

Passport to Leadership Credit Opportunity!
Refreshments will be provided! Please RSVP at: https://eee.uci.edu/ signupsheet/selflove

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WINTER

Self-Preservation as Resistance: Tips for Practicing Self-Care & Social Justice
Week 6| Wed., February 11 | 12-1PM, Dr. White Room, CCC

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Experiencing social jutsice burnout? We all know social justice work and organizing comes with many responsibilities. However, we must be mindful that even in the midst of our organizing, we also have a responsibility to engage in restorative self-care. We cannot offer anything to the movement if we are drained and burnt out. Come join us for a critical dialogue and discover a few tips to aid you in your efforts to maintain, restore, and opertae from a place of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well being.

Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP at: https://eee.uci.edu/signupsheet/burnout  

Social Justice Burnout Workshop