Living Brown: A Day of Cultural Reconnection & Celebration

Living Brown: A Day of Cultural Reconnection & Celebration

10 AM – 4 PM, Saturday, 27 July 2019

Presented by the Institute of Chicana/o Psychology

A day of cultural strengthening and cultural reconnection to our Chicanx heritage. We will have workshops, healing, celebration. We will discuss identity, family, spirituality and what it means to be living Brown in our society today. More than ever, we need opportunities to come together as a community and remember who we are, the strengths that we have, and the ancestral wisdom that we carry.

Open & free to community

Suggested donations $10 – $50, Donations will go to benefit the growth and change of Red Salmon Arts, Casa de Resistencia.



10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Opening Circle

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Loteria with Therapists of Color (Colors of Austin Counseling; Prickly Pear Therapy, Lorena w Resilience Counseling)

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Chicanx Spirituality & Mental Health

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
The Power of Stories to Heal: La Cultura Cura

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
“Connecting With our Inner-Strengths While Living Brown” Drs. Gaby Hurtado and Josephine Serrata

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Chicanx Identity: Chicanismo, Pride, Decolonization

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Raising Chicanx Families: Cultural Strength, Cultural Wounds

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Closing Circle/Keynote

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Strengthening Connections-Despedidas-Gritos