Reflecting on Recent Engagements & Preparing for a New Year This fall we partnered with a range of clients to bring our transformational healing approach to hundreds of first-time participants, including multiple new offerings! Latino Network’s Unid@s for Oregon Cohort IX Working closely with Latino Network’s Unid@s outgoing Program Coordinator, Joaquin Lopez, and incoming Program Coordinator, Linda Jaramillo,…

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Reflections on Healing Together Virtual Gatherings See upcoming HTVGs and register on our Events page When the COVID pandemic become a global reality six months ago, I wanted to offer a place for people to come together, build virtual community, face our fears, grieve our losses, un-numb with support, and process our new uncertain present—and…

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Nanci sat down with Marisol Morales, Vice President for Network Leadership at Campus Compact and co-host of their Compact Nation Podcast. They shared reflections in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the movement against police brutality and discussed the importance of having spaces to show rage, grief, loss, and other emotions in the face…

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“Black people share the truth of their lives, and white people treat those truths as intellectual exercises.”  Roxane Gay “White people can’t face the moral trauma of how we collude with and have benefited from your oppression. We spend a lot of time avoiding it. We have to get in touch with that grief.” Robin…

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Nanci recently joined Dr. Frank Mirabal of Portraits in Color Podcast to discuss healing and transformation during the trauma and isolation of the COVID pandemic. Nanci also talks about adultism, internalized racism, language oppression, and how ending oppression requires recognizing healing the hurts of non-target groups. Click here to listen to the full episode. Portraits…

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Recently, Nanci sat down with Jesse Johnson of Supergivers Podcast to discuss her personal journey and the work of LJIST. In particular, they discuss how Adultism (the oppression we experience as young people) creates patterns of behavior that becomes racism and other oppression in our adult relationships and prevents us from taking on the bold…

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Nanci recently joined best friends and business partners, Katel and Sara, during their weekly show about work, friendship, and feminism: Strong Feelings. During the interview, Nanci discusses why building intimate relationships and allowing ourselves and others the space to release feelings aren’t just feel-good tactics. They’re acts of revolution. Click Here to Listen to the…

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In preparation for the launch of our 25th Anniversary national tour, LJIST is “piloting” a new suite of one-day programs, all of which apply LJIST core principles and theories of change to some of the most compelling social justice and equity issues facing our society today. This is a great opportunity to (re)connect or expand…

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Join LJIST as we celebrate 25 years with a cross-country tour of our newest suite of one-day programs, all of which apply LJIST core principles and theories of change to some of the most compelling social justice and equity issues facing our society today. Sign up for a one-day workshop, then stay for a Project Puerto Rico evening…

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¡Bienvenidxs a Project Puerto Rico! Un día como hoy, hace un año atrás, un devastador huracán azotó la patria de mi padre. El huracán María no solo trajo consigo fuertes vientos y extensos daños en el país, sino que en los días, meses, y ahora un año, siguientes, el huracán María ha dejado al descubierto…

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