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From One Hero to Many

How can we act in the face of injustice when the problems of our world seem overwhelming and insurmountable? How can we make a difference in our community when the problems feel so deeply entrenched? Whatever issues you are passionate about – racial justice, environmental change, housing –  CommunityLAB‘s mission is to help people tap into their personal and collective power for change. We take people on a journey that can help us better understand what is holding us back – individually and collectively. We help you build real skills to be effective change agents in your community.

CommunityLAB is an organization committed to social justice and community organizing training and mentoring. We are a group of organizers, advocates, social workers, healers, artists, writers, and teachers who create workshop experiences that engage the whole self using creative, engaging and empowering techniques. Our Heroes training series is one of our central offerings.

This summer, we are pleased to invite you to our Heroes I workshop.

From One Hero to Many
The myth of the hero has evolved in America to represent an exceptional and inaccessible figure. This workshop explores who benefits most from that story as we redefine hero to represent the notion that anyone can bring about change to themselves or their communities. Participants go through powerful exercises that challenge them to identify and let go of any self-limiting beliefs that hold them back from stepping into this role of change agent.

Saturday, July 23 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Oakwood Community Center, 313 10th St., Troy, NY
Cost: Sliding scale fees available

Please pre-register at the link below – Space is limited!

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We would love to connect with you and help you build your skills and networks for social justice work.

Loretta PylesSubmitted by:
Loretta Pyles, CommunityLAB Steering Committee Member

Loretta Pyles, PhD, is a faculty at UAlbany School of Social Welfare, a yoga teacher, and trainer with CommunityLAB.

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