IndexSpring /June 2011
THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SUPPORT CASA AND YOUR INVITED!
1. We are looking for powerful, courageous, fearless womyn/gender non-conformingpeople of color to support us in creating an environmentally friendly healing andpolitical space where transformation happens through the spirit to volunteer , internor join our board today!2. Are you a healer, artist, organizer? We are rebuilding Casa and need support withproviding workshops, painting a young womyns mural, affirmations and healingsymbols. In addition we are reworking the space to be environmentally friendly andlooking for folks who do carpentry. Let us know if you are willing to donate a few hours to end violence against womyn and creating safe space.3. Make a donation today @ Casa Atabex Ache.org,
. Your financial supportmakes this work possible. Please join our
or call the leader-ship collective at 718-585-5540.
Welcome/SpringMessage from theCollective
Rooted in theHeart! New Teen MomProgram
Spring Healthand Wellness Calendar/Upcoming Events
Looking for a people of color healer/practitioner?Take Charge of YourHealthFood For the Soul w/Casa
I believe that joy is anessential part of wellnessand I commit to removingobstacles to joy and creat-ing a life full of exuber-ance.I believe that it is my spiritual responsibility tocare for my body withrespect, kindness andcompassion. I commit to balancing my life in sucha way that my physical being is fully expressedand nurtured.I believe that a women who loves herself is apowerful, passionate,attractive force and Icommit from this day forward to loving myself deeply and extravagantly.
CASA Mission Statement
Casa has rich legacy of supporting womyn of color heal from internalized op-pression by reconnecting with their individual and collective powers of heal-ing and action so they may transform their lives, families and communities.Utilizing a self-
healing and social justice model, Casa’s mission is to support
womyn to identify the emotional, spiritual, physical and mental impact thattheir experiences of abuse ,neglect, oppression
(sexism, homophobia, clas-sism, racism and xenophobia, trans-phobia),
violence and poverty has ontheir reproductive and mental health.