Wednesday January 25, 2023
5601 6th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98108
During our time together we will briefly explore why healing is important in our work and how we might begin to embed it as practice in what we do. We will do this through presentation, activities, and reflection, as well as honoring the wisdom and lived experience of those in the room.
Light snacks will be provided at this workshop.
Who Should Attend
- Interested in exploring how healing and the work of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice connect and lead us closer to more just and liberated workspaces and societies.
- Interested in exploring three practical ways we might create opportunities for healing in our workspaces
- Interested in trying on and leaning into new or additional ways to think about how we engage in work that honors our shared humanity
Important Information about COVID-19
Visual Descriptions: Presenters will include visual descriptions of themselves and the slides to give a person who is low-vision or blind a sense of space and place.
If you have additional accessibility requests, please let us know when you register.
About the Speaker
LaKesha is an experienced youth and family advocate, and warrior for racial and social justice and liberation. She currently works for Seattle University in the Center for Community Engagement as the Washington Middle School Site Manager, overseeing the mentoring programs the University offers to scholars at this partner school. In addition, LaKesha has engaged in work leading to the healing of historical traumas and their legacies. As a result of her commitment to healing and liberation, she founded LK Consulting & Coaching. In this role, LaKesha has the honor of partnering with organizations to bring engaging workshops centering healing as a vital component of renewal, transformation, and liberation. She also partners with individuals to support their personal work on their journeys to heal, renew, and transform.
LaKesha envisions individuals and communities living in wholeness. She values, among other things, compassion, relationship, and truth. LaKesha believes strongly in the power of story, connection, and shared learning. She enjoys facilitating workshops and trainings that support deeper understanding and appreciation of self and others and that promote and aid healing.
LaKesha is blessed to be the mother of an amazing young woman, daughter of a phenomenal Mother, and descendant of beautifully resilient ancestors (and lives her life seeking to be a good ancestor). She enjoys reading, writing, baking, knitting, taking walks, and being near the water.