2021 Equity and Interdependence Curriculum

2021 Equity and Interdependence Conversations

Last Wednesday of the Month, 7pm ET / 4pm PT (90 mins)

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Loving and being loved well is one of the greatest sources of pleasure and healing available to us as human(e) beings. What are some of the challenges that get in the way of us being able to express the care, affection, and compassion we hold for each other in fully celebratory ways? What can “queering” our conversations about love offer anyone living through the love experience (which is everyone)? Join us for a community conversation in which we’ll explore these questions and maybe even find some answers.

The theme for June is Loving.

iBme’s Equity and Interdependence Conversations are designed to further institutionalize our commitment to our values. Through this yearlong co-learning program, the whole iBme community is invited to explore and engage with monthly themes of equity and interdependence and apply their experiences and perspectives in a diverse learning environment.

iBme’s ecosystem consists of standing committees, working groups, community stakeholders, and our external world. For more information regarding iBme’s ecosystem and collaborative leadership, please visit our Equity and Interdependence Dashboard.

June 30th
Loving: Pride in who we are

May 26th
Empowering: We Belong Here

April 28th
Sustaining: Reimagining the Food System

March 31st
Nurturing: Guiding Young People with Care

February 24th
Remembering: Black History Month

January 27th
Grounding: Setting Intentions

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Last Wednesday of the Month, 7pm ET / 4pm PT (90 mins)

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Support this Work

iBme’s Equity + Interdependence Fund

We believe that justice and equity are at the core of mindfulness and compassion. If you believe this too, we ask for your support in helping us to live out these values. We are dedicating more resources than ever to this work including two staff positions on our Collaborative Leadership Team. To learn more about our goals and ongoing projects, please visit our Equity + Interdependence Dashboard and explore our 10-Year Progress Report.

We have now reached a “no turning back” mark in our journey to disperse historically consolidated power within dominant identity groups to a multiculturally-led organization, and to further integrate equity and justice work into the growth of our programs. As we continue on our journey towards a world free of domination and injustice, we commit to leveraging our resources each year to facilitate a safe container for the communities that have often been neglected from the formal mindfulness ecosystem as it is structured today. We commit to doing the difficult work of divesting from racist, patriarchal, and heteronormative modes of access, communication, and decision-making and investing in opportunities that are equitable, grassroots-driven, and liberating.


Equity + Interdependence Fund

Help us build capacity and make structural changes to live out our values of Equity + Interdependence in everything we do.

$42,360 of $60,240 raised from 8 generous donors