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#BLACKFRIDAYS – Resilience for The Resistance with Ije Ude

November 2, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm


In solidarity with the #BLACKFRIDAYS Rage to Change movement, Lumos Transforms is hosting a series of virtual gatherings on Fridays until consumer Black Friday on November 23rd.

In the aftermath of the Kavanaugh hearings, many Americans are experiencing very real suffering. The public airing of assault stories, the elevation of predators, and the seeming lack of humanity displayed by our top officials and fellow citizens has sent many people spiraling with symptoms of anxiety and depression. At the same time, the brazen disregard for the experiences of womxn has awoken a fire and many are feeling angrier and more galvanized than ever.

At Lumos Transforms we know that actively opposing institutions and ideologies that create and perpetuate trauma is vital to creating more just and healthy societies. History has shown us that large-scale change takes time, and unfortunately, we also know that resistance is a limited resource. No one can hold on forever.

How do we stay mentally and emotionally balanced during what may be a long fight? How can we make sure we don’t shut down or burnout?

Wear black and join us for a series of virtual gatherings where we discuss how to build a resilient resistance movement. We’ll hold space to learn, share, and support each other.

November 2 with Ije Ude

Join us for this free webinar to discuss the basics of nervous system and emotional regulation for survivors. We’ll discuss how to know whether your self-care practices are working for you, and how to choose practices that help you avoid overwhelm and resistance fatigue.

Ije Ude is a Resilience Toolkit Certification Clinical Trainer, Certified Life Coach and Wellness Strategist. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and has worked in the gender violence and social justice movements for the past 20 years as an organizer, trainer and youth worker.

Resilience for the Resistance is presented by Lumos Transforms.

This free webinar will be hosted online via Zoom. Meeting details and login instructions will be emailed prior to the start of the event. Replay available.


November 2, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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Lumos Transforms