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SCHEDULE: Doors open at 7:00 PM. Mingling and tea provided by the I.AM.LIFE Guayusa Tea Lounge. Discussion at 8:00 PM.
How are we conducting ourselves? What are our blind spots? Why do we continue to support shamans and practitioners who commit sexual abuse? Why are straight, cisgender males generally the ones who get the main speaking spots at conferences? Why is the psychedelic community predominantly Caucasian?
The answers to these questions are easy to uncover through a historical lens, but how can we now cultivate truth and reconciliation, healing, and create lasting changes? Join us as we heal, learn, grow, and create together!
Community Dialogue #1 June 26th in Culver City will focus on sexuality, sexual dynamics, and power in psychedelics/entheogens. National and international communities have been embroiled in conversations around power abuses and sexual misconduct. Recent events in Southern California show the same patterns.
So let's come together to discuss what's needed to provide healing spaces for victims, counsel for perpetrators, and a vocal culture of zero-tolerance for power abuses. More