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May 2020

Listening Session for LGBTQ+ Folks

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

As HopeWorks continues to grow and center our work around creating a world free from violence, we understand the importance of community in creating authentic connection. When we feel safe to be who we were meant to be, joy will flourish. LGBTQ+ folks are invited to this listening session to share your stories and insights on growing up, culture, and your ideas on ways to empower each other and create community! Questions? Contact Maya Carey, Volunteer Program Coordinator at MCarey@wearehopeworks.org.…

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The Creatives Cafe

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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June 2020

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You’re invited to HopeWorks first community book club: “Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club” “Between the Lines” will host online book club meetings via ZOOM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 6:30- 8:00 pm. In addition to twice-a-month meetings, the book club will use the platform GoodReads to communicate and create community participation throughout the month. Book club moderators will be able to post discussion boards and keep the conversation going with the whole club’s…

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The Creatives Cafe

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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A Listening Session for Teens: Virtual Event

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As HopeWorks continues to grow and center our work around creating a world free from violence, we understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our relationships with each other and the world. It is important to talk about the ways we engage in self-care; how we can all aid in each other’s self-recovery; and process the stress, anxiety, and trauma that we are going through. Young people ages 13 to 18 are invited to join HopeWorks’ Youth Leaders on Friday,…

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Queer Movie Night: The Half of It

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June is LGBTQ+ Pride month, and HopeWorks of Howard County is celebrating by hosting a film screening and discussion of "The Half of It" directed by Alice Wu. Alice Wu broke boundaries by becoming one of the first Chinese-American writer and director to create two award winning films that center on LGBTQ+ Asian-American characters. Not only is this film revolutionary for depicting the true experiences of many LGBTQ+ Asian-Americans, but it does so in a tender and beautiful way. Film…

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Unlearning Not to Speak: an annual wellness & self-care day for survivors

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

HopeWorks’ Our Voice Project invites survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence (who are out of crisis) to a day devoted to wellness and healing. During this day of interactive workshops we will explore the importance of true self-nurturance and compassion. We will use creative expression, music, our senses and share deep discussions about the journey of surviving and thriving. This is a free event but pre-registration is required. Agenda- 10am to Noon: Poetry as Portal Noon: Break for Lunch…

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The Creatives Cafe

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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Listening Session for Father’s Day

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrating Father's Day this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, will be a little different. However, HopeWorks wants to help create space for you to connect with your kids and other dads. We hope we can have an open conversation with you that reflects on how relationship with masculinity can affect our relationship with parenthood and its subsequent role in movement work. Through this reflection, you might not only connect with another family, but also have an opportunity to deepen your…

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QUILTBAG Inaugural Gathering

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

QUILTBAG is a group created by and for queer & trans artists, crafters, and creatives of all kinds. This is a space where LGBTQ+ folks can connect through art. No experience required! Join us for our first gathering where we will get to know each other and collectively share and create artwork. Participants are encouraged to share and work on crafts that bring you joy. Important Note: This is a closed space for LGBTQ+ folks only. We kindly ask that…

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The Creatives Cafe

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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July 2020

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

You’re invited to HopeWorks first community book club: “Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club” “Between the Lines” will host online book club meetings via ZOOM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 6:30- 8:00 pm. In addition to twice-a-month meetings, the book club will use the platform GoodReads to communicate and create community participation throughout the month. Book club moderators will be able to post discussion boards and keep the conversation going with the whole club’s…

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The Creatives Cafe

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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Listening Session: Fathers’ Voices

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrating Father's Day this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, was a little different. However, HopeWorks wants to help create space for you to connect with you kids and other dads. We hope we can have an open conversation with you that reflects on how relationship with masculinity can affect our relationship with parenthood and its subsequent role in movement work. Through this reflection, you might not only connect with another family, but also have an opportunity to deepen your connection…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

You’re invited to HopeWorks first community book club: “Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club” “Between the Lines” will host online book club meetings via ZOOM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 6:30- 8:00 pm. In addition to twice-a-month meetings, the book club will use the platform GoodReads to communicate and create community participation throughout the month. Book club moderators will be able to post discussion boards and keep the conversation going with the whole club’s…

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Cultivate: Poetry Reading & Gallery “Walk”

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for Cultivate: Poetry Reading and Gallery "Walk", as we celebrate the publishing of the 2020 Cultivate Youth Arts Magazine. This free event will feature local poets' work, offering reflections on growing up, relationships, family and friends, activism, change, social justice, empowerment, transformation, hope, self-care, or healing. The evening provides a dynamic opportunity to experience the power of words and the vital role that the arts provide in promoting healing, awareness and change. For more information or to…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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The Creatives Cafe

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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August 2020

Ain’t I A Woman? A Virtual Workshop Series for African-American Women

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

HopeWorks’ Women’s Circle Program is excited to host a seven-session workshop series via Zoom to explore imbalances of power and the spirit of revolution through poetry, music, visual arts, literature, theatre, history, ethnography, and philosophy. The sessions will be interactive, with guest speakers, and artists. Topics will include: Colorism, Womanhood, Health & Health Disparities, Sexuality & Gender, Black Women Activists - Then & Now, and Art We Something! Begins Saturday, August 1, 2020. Must be able to attend all sessions:…

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Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm

You’re invited to HopeWorks first community book club: “Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club” “Between the Lines” will host online book club meetings via ZOOM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 6:30- 8:00 pm. In addition to twice-a-month meetings, the book club will use the platform GoodReads to communicate and create community participation throughout the month. Book club moderators will be able to post discussion boards and keep the conversation going with the whole club’s…

Find out more »

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

Find out more »

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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The Creatives Cafe

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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The Creatives Cafe

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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September 2020

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

September 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

Find out more »

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

Find out more »

The Creatives Cafe

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

Find out more »

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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The Creatives Cafe

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 22, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets every other Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Come…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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October 2020

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club meets twice a month via Zoom from 6:30 – 8:00pm. In this book club, we will focus on reading seminal works by women of color, Queer & Trans folks, and stories of a new world. We are hoping that this book club can both act as a source of support for the community during this time of crisis and also help provide a source of community action building focusing on sharing diverse stories.…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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The Creatives Cafe

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets on the second Tuesday of each…

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Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club meets twice a month via Zoom from 6:30 – 8:00pm. In this book club, we will focus on reading seminal works by women of color, Queer & Trans folks, and stories of a new world. We are hoping that this book club can both act as a source of support for the community during this time of crisis and also help provide a source of community action building focusing on sharing diverse stories.…

Find out more »

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 24, 2020

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors.…

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