Thursday, October 22, 2020

Black Policy Lab 3rd Annual Conference #BodiesBusinessBallots

 OMG! Liberation Health Strategies is SO HONORED to be a Bridge Sponsor for this dopeness! 







Register at this link!

More info here!

Launching the Global African Workers Webinar Series! Come Thru

Please join my global labor fam as we launch the Global African Workers Webinar Series! 

So grateful to be a founding member of this conversation. Much love fam! 

11A EST (New York)
12N BRT (Rio De Janeiro)
8A PST (LA)
3P GMT (Accra)
4P WAT (Lagos)
4P BST (London)
5P SAST (Johannesburg)



Thursday, August 27, 2020

Brooklyn Healing, Equity, and Justice Cypher - Favorite References [August 2020]

 



Bogan, Sharon. “Five Things to Know about Trauma-Informed Practice | Public Health Insider | Courier-Herald.” Courier, Courier-Herald, 3 Apr. 2019, www.courierherald.com/life/five-things-to-know-about-trauma-informed-practice-public-health-insider/?fbclid=IwAR3rktplM6wqkyhCPGaftchfpzRAqhmW1J9KnhUmc71BSl-I9H_QmfRiUzA.

Bhojwani, Sayu. “Let's Get Real About Why Women of Color Are So Tired.” Medium, Medium, 11 Feb. 2020, medium.com/@SayuBhojwani/lets-get-real-about-why-women-of-color-are-so-tired-fe3966f1b510.

Blackwell, Kelsey. “Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People.” The Arrow, 23 Apr. 2020, arrow-journal.org/why-people-of-color-need-spaces-without-white-people/.

Cooper, Brittney C. Eloquent Rage: a Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower. Picador, 2019


Crear-Perry, Joia. “Race Isn't a Risk Factor in Maternal Health. Racism Is.” Rewire.News, Rewire.News, 11 Apr. 2018, rewire.news/article/2018/04/11/maternal-health-replace-race-with-racism/.

“CV-19 Response Page.” Genesis Healing Institute, genesishealinginstitute.org/cv19-response.

Ginwright, Shawn. “The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement.” Medium, Medium, 31 May 2018, medium.com/@ginwright/the-future-of-healing-shifting-from-trauma-informed-care-to-healing-centered-engagement-634f557ce69c.

“Health Care Workers Are Facing an Emerging Mental Health Crisis.” U.S. News & World Report, U.S. News & World Report, health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/health-care-workers-are-facing-an-emerging-mental-health-crisis.

Lewis, L. Toni. “Preparing for Our 'Next' in the Times of COVID-19: Truth and Reparation As We Witness Health...” Medium, Medium, 15 May 2020, medium.com/@luella.lewis/preparing-for-our-next-in-the-times-of-covid-19-truth-and-reparation-as-we-witness-health-f9bb0028c58a.

Nadal, Kevin L. Microaggressions and Traumatic Stress: Theory, Research, and Clinical Treatment. American Psychological Association, 2018.

Rainford, Monique. “Black Pregnant Women Are Already at Higher Risk. The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Making It Worse.” Courant.com, Hartford Courant, 27 May 2020, www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-rainford-black-maternal-health-coronavirus-0531-20200531-kz4kbjkoebe6vd3nlwdy437ziu-story.html.

The Center for Victims of Torture. “Professional Quality of Life Elements Theory and Measurement.” Professional Quality of Life, 2019, proqol.org/.

Thomas, Latham. “America Was Already Failing Black Mothers. COVID-19 Is Making It More Dangerous Than Ever.” Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitan, 14 May 2020, www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/a32320216/black-maternal-health-covid-coronavirus/.

“Through the Eyes of the Workforce: Creating Joy, Meaning, and Safer Health Care: IHI.” Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Medium, 2013, www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications/Through-the-Eyes-of-the-Workforce-Creating-Joy-Meaning-and-Safer-Health-Care.aspx.

“WHO Definition of Traditional, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine.” World Health Organization, World Health Organization, 9 Aug. 2019, origin.who.int/traditional-complementary-integrative-medicine/about/en/.


Monday, June 1, 2020

Liberation Health Strategies presents "The Joy of We" - Joy as Sacred Medicine for Your Revolution

Welcome “Wellness of We” Fam! 

We are so grateful for the opportunity to bring for this practice for the concluding day of
the “Wellness of We” conference - themed “The Joy of We”

Please see below information on the Liberation Health Strategies fam that held this space
for you and our world.  

Recorded May 30, 2020. Published June 1, 2020.
View the Video Here!

Featured in the video: (in order of appearance)
L. Toni Lewis, MD - Lead Facilitator
Doc, KemeticYogi, Healer. Health Equity and Social Justice Strategist. Love. Light. #HealthEquityCypher #LiberationHealthStrategies
IG: @DrLTL @LiberationHealthStrategies
Twitter: @LToniL

Bernadette Pleasant - Lead Facilitator
Creator of @LiveFemme! Learner. Teacher. Speaker. Lover of family, dance, art, live African drums, kindness, hugs, great food, all humans healing. linktr.ee/livefemme

Baba Donn Babatunde - Master Percussionist and So many things! 
Including 
Musical director for Dance Theater of Harlem - "Dougla" | Ballet Across America at the Kennedy Center https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDwGDf2zeLg
And
Member of The Last Poets The Last Poets Album 50th Anniversary Celebration

Karen Chambers Divine Multihyphenate Sis 

Aundrea Veney - Attuned Femme! Instructor - Video Tech Support
entrepreneur, public speaker, author, and professional executive trainer 


Mercedes Vasquez - Attuned Femme! Instructor - Video Tech Support
Actress💖
Artist🖍🎨
Tech Goddess👑
Burlesque💃🏽
Femme! Attuned🧡
Crystal Healer 🔮
Light Worker✨📿
Star Seed 👽
Alchemist!🌀🧿 

Eddie Gonzalez-Novoa - Dean of Multihyphenates, Creator of Dope Spreadsheet and Thangs!
nuyorican | guncle | entrepreneur | house head | 
Ravenclaw

Michaela Harrison
Siren.Healer.Composer
https://www.instagram.com/realmichaelaharrison/writer. Irawoomi@hotmail.com (Paypal/Zelle) @artistecard.com/Michaela Harrison 


Thanks so much to Liberation Fam holding space with us for
this sacred practice and #WorthyandWell

Nova Ren Kai-Enqú Ananda

Lisa Anderson

Faith Bynoe

Carla Gaskins - Nathan 

Carlene Hunte Nelson

Asata Ngonzi

Khadija Tudor

Rolisa Tutwyler 

Angela Given 

Jamela Des Vignes

Alsandra Lewis - Mama, Sr Prayer Advisor, Consultant, Editor



Tuesday, May 12, 2020

#LiberationDocinBedStuy - Reflections on the Pandemic

Jan 2020

Shortly after taking this picture with @shotbykenan after my 49th birthday, I began a conversation with my comrade Baba Aye, Health and Safety Officer for the 30 million member Public Services International Union. We met in 2015 at PSI Afrecon in Botswana where we embarked on a global conversation and strategy to learn lessons from the Ebola Epidemic, and advocate for global investment in public health infrastructure.  We've been family since that time, chatting off and on about music, spirit, health, global organizing and both of us being founding members of the Global African Workers Institute that convened in 2018 in London.  In February we started chatting about what we were seeing globally about the Coronavirus. It's crazy how this video from Afrecon in 2015 that I taped seems to have a bit of foreshadowing Dr. Lewis at PSI Afrecon 2015 - "Ebola is not an African problem but a global issue" See a conversation I did with Baba Aye on World Health Day 2020 (April 7, 2020) where we discussed the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on workers of African Descent around the globe.

Since then I've been working with souls under my consult in Brooklyn and around the country as a physician, with individuals and communities as a wellness consultant and healer, as local, state, and national organization as a health equity and political strategist, and with my fam around the U.S. and globe as labor leader. 

And for real, I'm just a daughter doing what she was raised to do on this earth.  I have more to tell and share but for now. . .I just wanted to say hello. 

How are you? 

For real. . .

Be easy. 

Follow me on IG: DrLTL FB: LiberationHS and Twitter: LToniL












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