MoMo (Ze/Zir/They) is focusing on therapeutic healing practices from a black womanist perspective and artistic expression. MoMo shares with InPower the emphasis on children, teens, and young adults healing. Through somatic bodywork such as dancing and yoga, MoMo believes movement is an art and a way that younger people can find identity, empowerment, and voice.  …

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Jameelah Auset is the Growth Goddess, a life coach, visionary and teacher.  Over the past 7 years, she’s worked as a speaker and transformational womens empowerment coach making her mark in Atlanta and branching out across the nation and world. You can learn more about Jameelah at freethefeminine.com

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Karen Banks, RYT 500, began her yoga journey after decades of dance training when she was seeking a different form of movement. Karen appreciated the mind-body connection with her background as a mental health therapist.  Karen completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training at West-East Yoga in 2016. She traveled to Rishikesh, India in 2018…

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Kristian Blackmon embodies the essence of solidarity through her work as a curator and organizer who works to dismantle oppressive systems.  Her passion lies in the fight for black liberation, which challenges  the injustice and oppression that negatively impact ALL people.  She is the creator and curator of two art based projects: “Invisible No More”…

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Velma Bell is a licensed clinical social worker, IFS (Internal Family Systems) Level 1 Trained and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) trained. I specialize in trauma informed treatment of anxiety, bereavement, grief, complex trauma, and depression in adults. Velma is a social worker, therapist, and trauma survivor. As the founder and President of Bell Inner…

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The Black Healers Collective is a community of change agents working to advance the healing and wholeness of African diaspora people. Our commitment to the well-being of black people, families and communities extends to all of humanity and life on Earth, yet is rooted in the deep and abiding love we have for ourselves and…

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Cheeraz Gormon has over 15-years of experience crafting compelling and culturally relevant stories that resonate with people in meaningful and impactful ways. As a visual storyteller, poet, author, award-winning advertising copywriter, and two-time TEDxGatewayArch speaker.  She uses the spoken and written word to give voice and visibility to the untold truths of individuals, organizations and…

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Carolyn Griffeth is a spiritual director, spiritual-life coach, and energy-medicine practitioner, who unites her passion for social change with the work of inner-transformation. Her experience includes leading women’s groups, dream work, grief rituals, ancestral healing work, and practices of actively dreaming our world into being. She is also an intuitive gardener and leads Earth-centered spiritual…

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Mary Elizabeth Grimes is the president of Marian Middle School.  She is an advocate for children’s health, education and welfare. Her passion, dedication and commitment have elevated the organization to its next level of growth and recognition. As president of Marian, Mary Elizabeth values the relationships she encounters. She fosters engaging relationships with parents; she…

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Alicia Hernández is the community organizer for the ACLU of Missouri where she works to protect the civil liberties of all Americans through advocacy, organizing, and public education. Alicia is driven by her passion for community development, advocacy, and racial equity in St. Louis City and all of Missouri.

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