Green Bottle Method

At CYP we work to make our educational programs as accessible as possible. We are implementing the practice of the Green Bottle Method to ensure folx have access to our community, programs, and workshops  The Green Bottle is a Sliding Scale model that is inclusive of different financial experiences. Developed by community healing practitioner Alexis…

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Recommitment in the Evening of 2021

Three saplings being held on a wooden tray by light-skinned hands. The saplings are in pots made out of soil.

Today’s post was originally going to be about my part in the “great white awakening” of 2020. Then, pretty much by chance, I had a conversation last week about shifting our gaze from 2020 to recommitting and moving forward. I’m taking that conversation as a sign to look at how I will focus forward as…

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PARTNERS WE SUPPORT

Check Your Privilege is committed to supporting BIPoC, Queer, LGBTQ+ persons and organizations dedicated to transformative, restorative, and transitional justice. BROWN SISTERS SPEAK AMERICA HATES US UPGRADE ACCESSIBILITY

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Meet Ash, Check Your Privilege’s Newest Blogger!

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to check out this post. My name is Ash (she/they), and I am a white British descendent of colonisers. I am going to be putting together the Check Your Privilege mid-week newsletter and blogging on the CYP website going forward (probably around one post every two weeks). I…

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Girl You Betta Apologize; The Problem With Rachel Hollis

Rachel Hollis is known for allegedly stealing the work of women around the world. This time she plagiarized the work of Maya Angelou. When called in she gave a fake apology, was called out on Buzzfeed and used victim shifting tacts, and social media targeting to attempt to silence BIWoC. Join Lettie, Weeze, and Myisha…

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Live Into The Work With Jaime Blanco

Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan Jaime Blanco Jaime Blanco has lived in Oakland, California for the past 19 years and is the founder and director of Urban Mentors Network, an East Oakland based mentoring program focused on building a safe empowering community where youth and adults form reciprocal relationships, always learning from one another. Jaime…

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Live Into The Work With Britney Stafford

Britney Stafford is a music lover of many genres, writes as an emotional outlet, and loves painting with her son. She is happily married and she and her husband are the obnoxiously proud parents of a funny, energetic, and caring six-year-old. Originally from Wisconsin, she now lives with her family in Georgia. She is a…

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