Psychedelic Professionals Meet: VIRTUAL
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About The Event
Psychedelic Professionals Meetup Groups are now happening in Boulder and Denver! Let's keep Colorado on the leading edge of psychedelic medicine work by coming together in community to learn, share, and grow. Each Psychedelic Professionals Meetup Group starts with an informative topic relevant to research, practice, policy, or activism around psychedelic medicines, followed by open discussion and an opportunity to connect with like-minded others.
For April 2020...
Let's stay connected as a community in virtual space! We are excited to host a live webinar with special guest, Karla Gonzales Garcia, discussing "Dismantling White Supremacy through Drug Policy Reform: Working Towards a Social Justice Approach."
Through the enactment of international, federal, and local policies to control substance use, thousands of people of color -in the U.S and abroad- have been locked up in jail destabilizing communities and rupturing families. Through a racial justice lenses, we will discuss the colonial legacy of policy making and its impact on the most vulnerable among us. Karla's talk will be followed with a live Q&A with attendees.
Karla is the policy director for the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR). Since moving to the U.S from Peru, Karla has focused on outreach and engagement with immigrant communities, advocacy for and with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, education and advocacy for sexual and reproductive health, and advancing reproductive justice policy. Karla was recently appointed to the Colorado’s Governor “Health Care Cost Analysis Task Force” where she will be working towards equitable access to health care for the most vulnerable. Karla earned her MA in Ethnic Studies with Women and Gender Studies in 2016 from Colorado State University where she developed a strong foundation in research, skills and knowledge to advance a decolonial, multiracial, transnational feminist, and human rights centered framework.
Join us in Virtual Space! We will post here and email to you a link to join via video and/or audio. On your computer, you can join the BlueJeans call via your regular browser. If you join through your cell phone, you will be asked to download the BlueJeans app or join via audio only.
If you have ideas for topics or presentations for these meetup groups or would like to be more involved, please contact us!