On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis. How have Americans come to grips with issues of police brutality and social/criminal justice in the year since Floyd’s murder? Mazin Jamal will lead a workshop at the Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco on Sunday, June 13th to consider this and to learn and discuss the principles of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Jamal is the founder of Holistic Underground and has 9 years of experience as an activist focused on bringing end police brutality and mass I0incarceration, as well issues such as healing toxic masculinity and ending genocide in his parent’s homeland, Sudan. His approach to activism centers on raising consciousness and increasing the capacity of leaders and teams to engage in a way that is true to them and their personal standards of Integrity. His work calls forth the creativity, compassion and fierce love of justice that lies in the human heart, and encourages grounded, strategic and authentic action that holds a holistic perspective on social change.
In this workshop, community leaders, non-profit managers, Yoga teachers and wellness business owners will have the opportunity to learn the unique, generative and empowering principles have been created by Holistic Underground through their work with hundreds of leaders and organizations cultivating a more just, loving and beautiful world. Participants will have the opportunity to see how these principles are put into practice as a handful of participants submit real life examples to be workshopped with the group, and then have the opportunity to workshop their own scenario within smaller breakouts. Register here.