Roots and Resilience: Exploring Healing Centred Engagement and Pleasure with Black Survivors of Sexual Violence

This Webinar was presented and recorded on May 18, 2019.

In the last webinar Roots and Resistance, Yamikani focused on challenges faced by black survivors of sexual violence exploring historical, social and economic barriers. In this webinar, she is shifting gears to explore principles of healing centred engagement based on Dr. Shawn Ginwright's work and practices of resiliency that exist for black survivors of sexual violence.  

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Yamikani Msosa is a grassroots feminist anti-violence educator, consultant, and movement-based practitioner. She has worked for a number of anti-violence organizations including, Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa, Ryerson's Consent Comes First Office and Immigrant Women’s Services of Ottawa. Yami currently sits on the Youth Advisory for the Equality Project at Ottawa University which is a partnership of scholars, research and policy institutes, policymakers, educators, community organizations, and youth that addresses privacy, cyber violence and gender-based violence. In 2017, Yamikani founded SEEDS Yoga, a program that uses yoga and movement to support those affected by sexual violence.