Nia (Purpose)! Celebrate Kwanzaa with Special Guests Friends of Joda and Educator and Wellness Advocate, JaLisa Williams

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Kwanzaa is a celebration that honors the African first fruits harvest tradition. Take part in a festive cross-cultural virtual experience highlighting the principle of Nia (Purpose). The program will feature Friends of Joda who will welcome us into the space and provide an introduction to Kwanzaa and JaLisa Williams who will guide us through a mindfulness exercise to tap into our purpose. Q & A to follow. Ideal for all ages.

Please click here on December 30 at 1:00 PM to join the program or register below if you'd like to receive an email reminder. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join this virtual Zoom session. 

JaLisa Williams, LCSW is a fierce therapist, educator, and curator who has worked to create intentional spaces and conversations regarding self-care, diversity, and liberation. Within both roles as an educator and therapist, JaLisa enjoys the ability to help others grow within themselves and their understanding of the world. As a college professor, she challenges conventional ways of teaching by engaging students in experiences that shift their perspective and understandings of their own social positioning. Once she started to claim her power in creating space, she began her business Soulflower Experiences, where she cultivates space in the community to ground people in goodness, love, and light. Find her on Instagram @SoulflowerExperiences to keep yourself updated on the spaces she's creating or email at soulflower.jw@gmail.com for booking inquiries. #NamasteFam

*Nia (nee-AH) - To make as our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

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