As BIPOC women, Asia of Redoux NYC and I have strong feelings in regards to the racial injustice, the climate pandemic along with the health crisis. With a lot of energy going towards this upcoming election and more, we wanted to take a pause and connect with elements that ground us most through a sensory experience. Practicing mindfulness; working with our hands.
Proceeds are in support of The Loveland Foundation's commitment to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Their resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation and healing.
To note, COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting minority women, 70% of Black mothers don't have access to paid leave, despite 80% of them being the main breadwinner for their family. According to the US HHS Office of Minority Health report Black/African Americans living below poverty are three times more likely to report serious psychological distress than those living above poverty.
We're so passionate and excited to support the Loveland Foundation's mission and hope to see you there.