BIPOC Book Group: “My Grandmother’s Hands”
September 14 - November 16, 2020
A peer discussion, facilitated by MRO Senior Danise Eiko Malqui.
The BIPOC sangha will be reading Resmaa Menakem’s “My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies.” The book club will be largely a peer-exchange. Together, we will explore the book’s concepts and the somatic body-centered practices to help liberate ourselves from racialized trauma.
Dates: 9/14, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16
Please note: This is open to sangha members who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color.
About the Facilitator
Danise Eiko Malqui has been practicing with the MRO for over 13 years. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and has taught creative writing to undergraduates. Her work centers on women of color and spirituality. She currently lives in Brooklyn.