Reflecting on Frida

On #WorldMentalHealthDay, I reflected on Frida Kahlo, one who endured mental illness both publicly and privately with a gift for channeling her depression into artwork that has stood the test of time. Mental illness looks like many things, it may look like nothing at all. But an unwillingness to acknowledge and address potential signs and symptoms … Continue reading Reflecting on Frida

Transgenerational Healing

As a woman of color, I am keenly aware of how the intersection of my identities impacts and shapes my life and my role as a community organizer. And as a leader in my community, I understand that self-care is group care. I started working in agriculture for a myriad of mostly unforeseen reasons and … Continue reading Transgenerational Healing

TGIF: Thank God It’s Frida(y)

I came across this beauty while walking to the ‘Introduction to Cannabis’ class my counterpart & I co-facilitate at the City College. Our course is for those continuing education and as soon as we get past the stigmas & taboos by discussing the complexity of the plant & its ~infinite~ uses, students usually open up … Continue reading TGIF: Thank God It’s Frida(y)