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Ancestors in Training was first offered as a concept at the inaugural edition of the Diasporadicalx Conference in December of 2017.

As interest in the concept grew, the forms it took did.

Notably, a three part series was created to expand the project that ran from July to October of 2018. In partnership and collaboration with the Caribbean Cultural Center (CCCADI), the series was recorded and live streamed.

Tuesday, July 17 - Writing the Future
Full Recording | Facilitator bio and session intentions

Thursday, September 13 -The Dancefloor as Sacred Space
Full Recording | Panelist bios and session intentions

Thursday, October 11 - Queering Divinity
Full Recording | Panelists bios and session intentions

In addition, this framework was taught as a course to youth as a part of the Summer Institute of the Sadie Nash Leadership Project. Pop sessions and activation have occurred in partnership: The Black Girl Project’s Sisterhood Summit, the Mystic Soul Conference, Byas & Leon, and the Studio Museum of Harlem.

Currently, the course returns to the Summer Institute of Sadie Nash, deepens it’s practice through an intensive learning lab at Mayday Space, and will appear as intimate workshop experiences.