[act-ma] 12/3 Skillshare: Feeling Burnt Out? Self-Care is a Revolutionary Act

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 17:01:19 PST 2012


Every now and again you reach a point where you feel completely drained by
your efforts to create positive change in the world. Join Socializing for
Justice on December 3, 6:00 - 8:30 PM to learn how to refuel so you're in
it for the long haul.

Event fee: $10-$20 (sliding scale) cash at the door, or pay $10 online in
advance to reserve your seat <http://www.sojust.org/events/89884622/> (New
feature!)

Register at www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common
values but may work on different issues. We create social spaces that allow
for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a Skillshare Series,
hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which increases our individual capacity
for movement building. *Missed one? Check out these Skillshare blog
posts<http://www.robbiesamuels.com/search/label/skillshare>by our
presenters.
*

6:00-6:30 Socializing - bring your own dinner (microwave and water cooler
available)
6:30-8:30 Training and Q & A

Feeling Burnt Out? Self-Care is a Revolutionary Act!
This workshop is designed for activists, artists, healers, change agents
and YOU. You know how to revolutionize, but do you know how to refuel? We
all deserve the respect and care that we are creating on behalf of others.
The more present and whole we can be, the more effective we will be in our
activist work. In a culture where productivity and profit are valued more
than community and caring, self-care is a revolutionary act!

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER
LeLaina Romero, Ph.D. works at the intersections of social justice and
promoting health and well-being. Trained in Counseling Psychology, she has
worked with various groups and communities, including LGBTQ people,
particularly queer and transgender people of color; diverse people living
with HIV/AIDS; and people living in poverty. Currently, she is a
postdoctoral clinician at The Meeting Point
<http://www.themeetingpoint.org>in Jamaica Plain where her work
includes individual, relationship, and
group therapy as well as workshops such as Heal Yourself, Change the World:
Social Justice Begins at Home! She is also a postdoctoral clinician at the
Massachusetts College of Art & Design (Mass Art), where she does outreach,
counseling, and programming with first generation college students, LGBTQ
students, and students of color. She is also a singer and songwriter in
progress, and integrates creative and spiritual practices within her
healing work.

* DIRECTIONS<http://www.nonprofitcenterboston.org/site/c.ddKGIQNuEmG/b.1363373/k.5381/About_Us__Directions.htm>-
The NonProfit Centeris located one block from South Station at 89
South Street. The Center is
accessible through the main lobby to people who have restricted physical
abilities.

HELP SPREAD THE WORD!
Invite friends to the Facebook
event<http://www.facebook.com/events/104186319747338/>
Join the SoJust Facebook group <http://on.fb.me/SoJust>
On Twitter? Follow @SoJust <http://www.twitter.com/sojust> and SoJust's
Co-Founder @RobbieSamuels <http://www.twitter.com/robbiesamuels>
Don’t forget to tweet about this event using #sojust!

__________________________________________________
Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org
Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring
progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this
"Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and
build new visions for our movement(s).

SoJust is not a non-profit 501(c)(3). We're a grassroots volunteer-run
member-supported cross-issue progressive community that's been growing
steadily since August 2006. We have 2100+ members, hosted 130+ events and
manage an online hub of progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org.
If you've benefited from this cross-issue progressive network, please
contribute the suggested annual membership fee of $25. You may do this
online <http://www.sojust.org/donate> or at any of our events. Thank you
for helping us continue to provide a space for like-minded progressives of
all stripes.

YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual
orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone
like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.

Want to know more about SoJust? Check out our Frequently Asked
Questions<http://sojust.org/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and
past
event photos <http://sojust.org/photos/>!
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