The Racial Consciousness and Healing Project

The beauty of anti-racism is that you don’t have to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it, including in yourself. And it’s the only way forward.
- Ijeoma Olua, So You Want to Talk About Race

A Workshop Series designed to help you challenge privilege, confront systemic racism and engage in collective healing while learning mindfulness skills and nervous system regulation

Participants: A group interested in raising their racial consciousness and beginning the healing process from systemic racism through dialogue and learning. This could be staff from organizations, businesses, universities, or other entities or friends/colleagues interested in forming their own learning community to practice anti-racism together.

Project Book: The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help you Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing by Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, LPC

Facilitated by Leadership Coaches:
Shawnee Shahroody Spitler (she/her)
Riverspire Coaching & Consulting, LLC

Heidi Coronado (she/her)
Seven Generations Healing

Details: The sessions would be held on Zoom. Contact Shawnee or Heidi to discuss structure and content and to coordinate timing.


Moms need camp too!

Mindful Mama Camp is about starting your summer off right. Feel supported and grounded in motherhood and leave with tools to stay connected and inspired throughout the season. Join Riverspire Life Coach and Writer, Shawnee Spitler and Certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Qurban Devi Kaur, for a morning of transformation through yoga, mantra, meditation and writing.

Where:The Emerson Arts & Cultural Center, Studio 204.
When: June 12, 9:00am - 11:30am.
Cost: $50
Bring: Yoga mat, journal, pen, water, and snack
Contact: Shawnee Spitler at (541) 728-8590 or

Preregistration and payment required. Follow the link to register and pay.

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