Healing Fractured Hearts Workshop

Workshop : Healing Fractured Hearts

A Life in My Days workshop facilitated by Ahmad Abojaradeh

July 27 | 9:00a – 4:30p

The Great Room Gallery
New Haven Pride Center, 84 Orange Street, New Have

Join us for a full-day training & discussion on the challenges and types of trauma impacting the LGBTQ+ community. Learn some ways to manage trauma in our day-to-day lives and pathways to move forward in equitable and transformative ways. This training is especially useful to LGBTQ community members who do organizing and direct service work in our community, and is an important foundation for other trainings on responsible and equitable leadership. For more info, contact Ahmad at ibelong@lifeinmydays.com.

 

OBJECTIVES FOR THE DAY

  1. Identify at least 3 everyday occurrences and 3 large-scale events that impact our lives.
  2. Discuss 3 factors impacting how we react to trauma, and how that shapes our journeys to healing and self-actualization.
  3. Identify at least 3 pathways to healing from long-term trauma and taking charge of our lives.
  4. Learn about options we have to heal in equitable and transformative ways, in contrast with current systems that may be in place.

Registration

There is a limited registration of 25 folks.

Registration for this workshop is $25 (or $35 which includes lunch). There is a limited number of full and partial scholarships are available. Email info@newhavenpridecenter.org.

About the Trainer

Ahmad Abojaradeh
Ahmad (they/them) works at the intersects of Justice and Liberation, supporting communities around the world in rooting their Communities in more equitable frameworks and foundations. They also develop and lead programming to support individuals on their journeys for self actualization and transforming their lives beyond Ableism and other systems of oppression. Ahmad is also a peer support specialist, specializing in working with individuals who have experienced chronic warfare, displacement, childhood trauma, suicidality, house/homelessness, non-binary and queer individuals from the most marginalized groups, all in areas of their personal lived experience. Ahmad works with communities globally, and builds from anti-war, decolonizing, anti-capitalist global framework.
Life In My Days

Life In My Days is a community-led international non-profit built on a foundation of Peer Support, Disability Justice, Racial Justice, Divestment from capitalism and Patriarchy, Indigenous People Justice, and LGBTQ Justice. The organization provides online and in-person programming focused on community transformation, equity, recovery and self-actualization. We also provide a safe online platform for people from around the world to share their stories to promote healing and growth.

More information at lifeinmydays.com.