Womayn of the African Diaspora (WOAD) confront the reality of being in spaces in which they are simultaneously the backbones and the doormats of their communities. Forced to make the choice between surviving, or living and thriving.
Community Advocacy and Healing Project is honored to harvest the stories of WOAD and their contributions in transforming the world before and during COVID19. We are on a 21 day journey to checkin and learn from WOAD.
Womayn of the African Diaspora are working tirelessly to assist and transform their communities. It takes 21 days to create a habit. Our series is our effort in creating the habit of acknowledging, honoring, and hearing the stories of WOAD. The stories of their lives and how they are assisting girls and womayn of the African and their communities.
Our feature for the seventh day of our series is an amazing being that unapologetically aligns and advocates for the rights and healing of people currently and/or formerly incarcerated. Our feature today is the co-founder of Once Incarcerated, LaResse "Button" Harvey. LaReese teaches us to be invested in the humanity of people currently and formerly incarcerated. LaReese freely discusses some of the trauma she endured and how has found healing after.
We invite you to take a moment to pause, drink some water and listen to our session of the State of Womayn of the African Diaspora Day 7.