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Healing Justice

The NYC Capacity Building Collaborative is accepting applications for Healing Justice, a 2-day training, with optional follow-up group coaching hours.  

Doing the daily work of social change can expose us to trauma and lead to burnout, which is only magnified when leaders hail from low-income, people of color communities. This workshop will help participants understand an empowering framework around trauma, their personal leadership, and vision in order to build strategies dedicated to promoting the healing and resilience of community organizers and community workers. Through the 2-day training, participants will reflect and engage in activities geared towards how to implement healing-centered strategies in their personal lives and in the structures, processes, and culture of their organizations. Finally, participants will self-organize in a community of peers to advance internal work and have opportunities to continue to receive and offer support to this cohort of organizations in order to sustain individual wellness practices.

Dates and Times: Monday, July 9th, 10am-5pm & Monday, September 17th, 10am-5pm
Location: Midtown


Each organization should send two participants who serve at different staff levels, where one is seen as a leader in the organization with the authority to advance and implement internal organizational changes. Applicants must commit to participating for the full length of the workshops on both days, as well as to discussing and implementing practices within their own organizations.


This training is free to grantees of the Andrus Family Fund, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Cricket Island Foundation, Daphne Foundation, Korean American Community Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New York Foundation, New York Women's Foundation, NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color, North Star Fund, Scherman Foundation, and Stonewall Community Foundation.  


Friday, June 29th. Space is limited. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the training by Tuesday, July 3rd.