Please join us for Oak Park Public Library's third annual Restorative Justice Conference, held virtually on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout October. This year's theme is The Medicine Wheel: Balancing Humanity. Sign up now to receive email updates about the conference »
In week 2, we are highlighting the spiritual component of humanity. Week 2 focuses on strategies one can use to build stronger skills for your spiritual well-being.
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10am-11am Tatiana Swancy- Join Tatiana, a Oak Park Public Library staff and trained Circle Keeper will facilitate a Circle on spiritual balance.
11:15am-12:15pm Darcel Washington- The Spirit of Kindness
2pm-3pm Community Commons- trained facilitators will be available to facilitate a virtual talking Circle.
3:15am-4:15pm Community Commons- trained facilitators will be available to facilitate a virtual talking Circle.
5pm-6pm Community Commons- facilitated by FEELREEL Spaceholders will rotate to hold shared virtual space for conference participants to come together. A space to explore what is being learned and what are challenges.
6pm-7pm Darryl Allen- Powerful Spirit Humble Heart
7:15pm-8:15pm Robert Marshall- A Conversation about how Faith can be a Catalyst for Peace
Tatiana Swancy an Adult Services Specialist for the Oak Park Public Library. She is a member of the library's Anti-Racism Advisory Team and the staff-focused Well-Being Committee. As a certified circle keeper, she believes in the transformative power of people communing together in circle.
Darcel Washington is a mentor, educator, and visionary. She serves as the Teen services specialist at the Oak Park Public Library. Her commitment to helping youth thrive in life, college, and the workplace is immeasurable. Darcel has worked in the field of education for over a decade and continuously instills her plethora of knowledge and wisdom within the youth she serves. She is also the founder of Mentoring You College & Career Readiness and the Cofounder of ScholarChics Pre-College Program for Girls. In her leisure, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Darryl Allen is the Founder and Chief Education Officer for the Mentorship Institute. Professor Allen taught at University of Cincinnati, and currently manages project implementation initiatives for La Sierra University’s Center for Conflict Resolution, Clemson University’s OLWEUS® Program, and Golden Gate Academy’s Education-Incubator (Oakland, CA). Notable deliverables that he developed are: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America’s® Teen Mentoring Model, JPMorgan-CHASE’s Executive Mentoring Program, and he co-authored the American Library Association’s® Mentoring Best Practices Model for member librarians. Https://youtu.be/Z64Y5hCWeME
FEELREEL is an experiential social platform powered by a community of skilled and committed spaceholders. Our mission is to create inclusive and authentic experiences for people to come together to share stories & resources, to practice emotional wellness & mindfulness, and to build resilient & equitable communities. www.feelreal.net