How to Cultivate Peace

In the early morning, as the sun was still rising, I watched the entire Olympic opening ceremony. I have always enjoyed watching the opening ceremony as a kid, from the introduction of the athletes, the performances and lighting the cauldron. In lieu of releasing live doves, a symbol of peace, dove shaped lights brushed alongContinue reading “How to Cultivate Peace”

CDC declared ‘Racism is a serious public health threat’ and Why It Matters

On April 8th, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the Director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), declared “Racism a serious health threat.” Racism impacts people of color in all aspects of life that include where they work, play, worship, live etc. There has been growing awareness and concern around the causes of racism over the years,Continue reading “CDC declared ‘Racism is a serious public health threat’ and Why It Matters”

How to Have Hard Conversations

We are in a time where many people are speaking up and speaking out. It is beautiful to hear new voices, young voices and bipoc voices emerging from our communities. In the past few months we have seen a clash between ideas and ideologies that is reminiscent of the 1960’s. Heartspace was created with theContinue reading “How to Have Hard Conversations”