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Roots and Resilience: White Antiracism and Spirituality

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3 Pork Hill Rd

3 Pork Hill Road

Ossipee, NH 03864

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White People Practice Showing Up.

Environmental collapse and daily human rights abuses, our world is in crisis. Too many people are dying at the hands of white supremacy and systems of oppression. We are need of a spiritual revolution.

We are also in a time when more and more people are joining movements for racial justice. From the powerful visions and leadership of the Movement for Black Lives, Standing Rock, Mijente, and the Poor People’s Campaign.

However, changemaking is trauma work. We must respond to this truth with every effort possible. Currently, our changemaking work is full of intense burn out, infighting, confusion, depression, anxiety, disconnected strategy, reactionary responses and focus on reacting to every crisis with little space for visioning and imagining a different world.

Systemic racism has disconnected us white folks from our ancestry, cultures, our spirituality, and our humanity.

We are in a new era of antiracism, one that is asking us to consider a holistic approach to the work, to our relationships and to ourselves. One that centers a re-connection to the earth and to our ancestors.

We must examine the ways that our bodies, hearts and psyches are part of the work of building the world we need.

We must connect practice and action if we are to contribute towards creating a new way of being and creating a world more beautiful.

The journey of liberation is a spiritual journey.

This healing retreat is based on key lessons and practices from Practice Showing Up: A Guidebook for White People Working for Racial Justice, a book written by Jardana Peacock. Her book gathers embodied and contemplative practice and weaves them with meditations from the front lines of struggle against white supremacy.

This healing retreat is for white folks who want:

  • To dive deep into healing, reconnecting to ancestors and earth and centering healing and spirituality in changemaking work.
  • Transparency and vulnerability with other white people who want to make change in the world.
  • Generative space where healing needs are centered.

This is for you if:

  • You are ready to open your heart, soul and mind and dive into your ancestry as a white person.
  • You want to or already showing up for racial justice.
  • You experience imposter syndrome.
  • You believe in collective liberation.
  • You yearn for a community of connection and belonging.

In this retreat you will explore:

  • Ancestral healing.
  • How spirituality and healing are essential for our changemaking work.
  • How to address internalized white supremacy and other forms of oppression.
  • Practices and collective tools to strengthen resilience.
  • How white supremacy and other systems of oppression sabotage our ability to connect with one another.
  • The role of love in dismantling the system of white supremacy to hold each other in pain and in hope, imperfection and liberation.
  • How to work towards building the communities of love and resistance that we desire.

How we will gather

We will gather at Three Pork Hill, the former Ossipee Mountain Grange Hall in Ossipee, New Hampshire.

***Please note that this location is on the 2nd floor.

There are two options. The full retreat or 1 day of the retreat.

Saturday, May 11 from 10am-5pm, lunch is provided. This day will focus on the key concepts and themes

-Moving towards a spiritual white antiracism

-Ancestral meditation

-Small group work

Sunday, May 12th from 9am-3pm, lunch is provided. This day will dive deeper into your personal leadership and healing. We will focus on the key concepts and themes:

-Embodied Healing

-Ancestral Healing

-Liberatory Leadership

Space is limited.

Please be prepared to sit on the floor, move, practice and participate exactly as you are. Please bring blankets, mats and cushions.

Cost: $150/day or $250/full retreat

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Where to Stay

Stay at Three Pork Hill: We offer two private bedrooms, one with a King Bed and one with a Queen Bed. $75/per person includes Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast. Arrival is after 5 pm. Please note: There is one shared bathroom and it is down a flight of stairs from the bedrooms. See the Airbnb profile here (https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1194629?s=51) for details of the space. Contact Molly Messenger to book at molly_messenger@riseup.net.

Stay in community housing: Next door to Three Pork Hill- just a few minute walk down the road- our neighbor and friend Nadine San Antonio is offering rooms in her home. There are 2 bedrooms each with a private bath. The upstairs room has a queen bed, and downstairs has a full bed. Arrival is after 5 pm. $75/per room per person includes Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast. Contact Nadine direct to coordinate/reserve: sanantn54@gmail.com

Hotels: Wolfeboro, NH is about a 15-minute drive to Three Pork Hill. There are several options for hotels in town. Check out

The Wolfeboro Inn

The Inn on Main

The Windrifter

If you arrive Friday night, you are welcome to attend a community dinner at The Grange at Three Pork Hill at 7pm. We will be accepting donations to offset the costs of this community dinner. Please let us know if you plan to attend. We will email all participants ahead of time in order to receive your food needs and confirm your travel plans.

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