Stopping the Cycle of Oppression: How Our Early Hurts Perpetuate Injustice

The Nature of Human Beings: Spontaneous Healing from Hurts As young people we experienced many hurts. Hurts can be intentional or accidental. They can happen consciously or unawarely. Perhaps, like me, when you hear the word “hurt” you think of physical hurts and those are included here. For example, an unintentional hurt is falling while…

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Ending Racism Together: Committing to a Body of Work On and For Ourselves

Racism had a beginning. And it can have an end. What if I told you we could end racism, right now? I founded the Luna Jiménez Institute for Social Transformation with the mission to end racism through personal healing and transformation—and to live long enough to see racism end. The theories, frameworks, and practices that…

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We are not ok.

“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 Joins Portraits in Color Podcast

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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