Crooked Room Conversation Series: Session 2 in April explores Black Women & Beauty


“The Crooked Room Conversation Series will explore 6 themes of the book, Crooked Room: Stories from New Orleans, focusing on one theme each month. We welcome women of color to join us, discuss and reflect on these shared experiences in a nurturing space where we’ll have candid conversations moving forward towards collective healing.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the next date and location!!

May- Self-defined or Other Determined
June- The Next Generation
July- Post Racial? Myth or Reality/ Crooked Room Consequences

Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP required:

About Crooked Room: Stories from New Orleans
In 2012, as part of the IWES’ community based human recovery efforts, Wisdom Circles were conducted with fifty five African-American women of varying age and backgrounds. The circles explored how stereotypes, shame, and racism shape their current sense of self-efficacy and agency. These poignant, beautiful and difficult discussions were analyzed and compiled to create the Crooked Room: Stories from New Orleans book. Request your FREE copy today!