100% Virtual CYP Con November 11 to 13, 2021

November 10 - 13, 2021 Wednesday to Saturday  via hopin.to

100% Virtual Conference



CYP Con is a four day virtual learning experience designed to equip co-conspirators with actionable strategies to overcome the challenges faced living into  the work of anti-racism.


This isn’t your typical conference. This is an immersive experience designed to inform, inspire, support and guide you to live into the work of anti-racism.

Tune in anywhere worldwide
and experience everything that makes
CYP Con unique

from art, movement, music,
small-group learning,
, and more—

all from the comfort of your own home.

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MEET OUR 2020 GUIDES (*2021 update coming soon)

Brandy Varnado


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Myisha t.

Dyan Edwards



lettie Schumate



Tina Strawn


Aycee Brown




Lisa Dennen-Young


Constanza Eliana Chinea

Eliana Chinea

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What are you waiting for?

Lounge Member
Early Bird Rate

Available only until October 20, 2020

General Admission


Three days of a virtual learning experience.

With replays available.


November 10, 2021 | Wednesday

Time (PST)

1:30 PM Event Opens
2:00 PM Welcome Ritual with Myisha T. Hill
2:20 PM Break
2:30 PM TBA
2:50 PM Break
3:00 PM TBA
3:20 PM Break
3:30 PM Kina Reed
3:50 PM Break
4:00 PM Rebecca Borocki
4:20 PM Break
4:30 PM Jennifer Kinney
4:50 PM Break
5:00 PM Jamal Taylor
5:30 PM Closing Ritural with Myisah T. Hill


November 12, 2021 | Friday

Time (PST)

2:00 PM Event Opens
3:00 PM Welcome Ritual with Myisha T. Hill
3:20 PM Break
3:30 PM Mitzi Magdaleno
3:50 PM Break
4:00 PM Lettie Gore
4:20 PM Break
4:30 PM Sarah Lightfoot
4:50 PM Break
5:00 PM PANEL: Art in Activisma: A Source of Light? Hosted by Tay Hendi
5:30 PM Clowing Ritual with Myisha T. Hill


November 11, 2021 | Thursday

Time (PST)

2:30 PM Event Opens
3:00 PM Welcome Ritual with Myisha T. Hill
3:20 PM Break
3:30 PM Mary Faschik
3:50 PM Break
4:00 PM Thomas Garvin
4:20 PM Break
4:30 PM Dyan Edwards
4:50 PM Break
5:00 PM Tay Hendi
5:30 PM Closing Ritual with Myisha T. Hill


November 13, 2021 | Saturday

Time (PST)

11:30 AM Event Opens
12:00 PM Welcome Ritual with Myisha T. Hill
12:20 PM Break
12:30 PM Jay-Marie Hill
12:50 PM Break
1:00 PM TBA
1:20 PM Break
1:30 PM TBA
1:50 PM Break
2:00 PM TBA
2:20 PM Break
2:30 PM Aycee Brown
2:50 PM Break
3:00 PM Zoe Arp
3:30 PM Closing with Myisha T. Hill and Mitzi Magdaleno

2021 Guides Coming Soon! In the Meantime: Get to know our 2020 guides

Lettie Schumate


is a Black woman, historian, antiracism educator, and facilitator in Southeastern North Carolina. She is the host of her podcast, “Sincerely, Lettie”, where she educates about history and bridges the past to the present, she discusses racial and social issues, and she doesn’t hold back the truth with hard topics and tough conversations.

Lettie received her MA in History in 2015 where she focused on American history and specialized in Black history and race studies. She also received her MA in Conflict Management & Resolution earlier this year which equipped her with skills to effectively communicate to reach solutions and engagement, mediate and facilitate, and contributed greatly to her work as both a historian and antiracism educator.

Lettie is involved with projects in her local community and is a leading voice when it come to racial justice and history education. One project is through the Equal Justice Initiative, she serves on two boards, and has been in news stories and articles. Lettie has been featured on podcasts, including Speaking of Racism, Her Story Speaks, Existential, The Safe Haven, Co-Conspired Conversations, and According to Weeze.

Tina Strawn


is an antiracism facilitator, racial and social justice advocate and pleasure activist. She is the founder of Legacy Trips, which are 3 day antiracism and yoga trips visiting the lynching memorial (The National Memorial for Peace and Justice) and the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration in Montgomery, Alabama. She is also the owner of the Speaking of Racism podcast. Tina is currently traveling internationally full time while working on her project, 'Are We Free Yet?' which is an exploration and examination of what it looks like and feels like to be free and to find home.

Aycee Brown

is a psychic channel, spiritual guide/teacher, entrepreneur, and your favorite Human Design bae. The work she does in the world is about transformation. She offers people a deeper look into themselves, helping them re-frame who they are, and clarify where and why they belong. She does this through spiritual self-development, Human Design, astrology, and metaphysics. She’s also the host of the Is My Aura On Straight Podcast. 

Brandy Varnado


is a mother, educator and entrepreneur living in the SF Bay Area. She began a career in education over 14 years ago in an effort to give back to her community and equip young people with the tools and skills necessary to create freedom and independence for themselves. Brandy is a seeker of both knowledge and empowerment. A serial entrepreneur, she coaches individuals on how to live their best life in real life through robust accountability. She is the creator of The Black Market Skincare and the host of her own podcast The Brandy Was Here Podcast. 

Constanza Eliana Chinea


is a Brown Latinx anti-racism educator, decolonization advocate, producer, and certified Yoga instructor who has over 10 years of experience in the wellness industry and over 400 hours of training in Yoga, trauma, and anti-racism. She began teaching and consulting after noticing a need for diversity and representation in the wellness industry. She now teaches Yoga teachers/practitioners and wellness entrepreneurs how to decolonize their practices, create equity for teachers of color, and build inclusive spaces in the community.

She has been featured in Well + Good, Speaking of Racism podcast, Yoga Journal, The Rising Woman Project, and many more. She is the creator of trainings like Embody Inclusivity and Unpacking Spiritual Bypass, and is the host of Decolonizing Yoga & Wellness, a web series featuring BIPOC leaders of color who are taking up space in the wellness industry.

She is currently the Founder of Embody Inclusivity and Project Manager of Legacy Trips.

Gabes Torres


is a researcher, artist, teacher, psychotherapist, and speaker (See speaking engagement list below). Her life’s work is to demonstrate how there’s nothing “post-” about post-colonialism. She studies and teaches how oppression continues to dominate and manifest in our systems, society, inter- + intrapersonal relationships, imaginations, and human psyche.

While Gabes is passionate about exposing and dismantling systems and cultures of injustice and white supremacy, she also aims to create and sustain contexts and practices of freedom, growth, and collective healing for marginalized communities, and to reclaim the fullness of who they are in light of their innate human dignity. With her story and training, she intends to fervently research, mobilize, and offer services and care for the liberation and flourishing of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and refugee + non-refugee migrant/immigrant communities of color.


Learn more: www.gabestorres.com

Lisa Dennen-Young, MA

is an anti-racist Leadership and Lifestyle coach. She was the first woman of color (WOC) to graduate as a forensic linguist in the United States. For 10+ years she’s trained global audiences about cross-cultural communication, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and human expression across professional and personal relationships. Lisa mentors womxn to be epically expressed as their highest calling leadership for success in their relationships, love, and as the visible leader in their communities. 

Lisa combines her lineages of medicine women and healers, Civil Rights activists who supported Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in the 60s, her diversity, linguistic, and cross-cultural communication expertise, and her sound healing to support you being an epic ALLY as part of being epic-ally expressed!

Myisha T. Hill


Founder of the Check Your Privilege organization and contributor and Editor of the Check Your Privilege anthology, Myisha T is a human-design generator and MBTi ENFJ with action-oriented justice in her blood. A single mom of 3 differently abled children, Myisha is also a mental health advocate and social entrepreneur. An advocate for healing and social transformation, Myisha continues to center the work of Check Your Privilege from a mental health perspective, using self-compassion practices and reflection to help white folx step back, reflect, and compassionately dismantle their relationship with power, privilege, and oppression.

When she's not guiding the practice of those engaged with Check Your Privilege, Myisha lives her role as a mental health advocate to facilitate wellness workshops and peer support groups with black, brown and indgenious womxn through a restorative justice project she founded and sponsors called, Brown Sisters Speak. 

Dyan Edwards


is a multi industry entrepreneur. She specializes in coaching other entrepreneurs to thrive in life and business. She is an advocate for Mindset Mastery as a catalyst for change.

Mitzi Magdaleno


is a creative entrepreneur, multi-medium artist, creative/business coach, and proud mama and wife. She was born in Mexico City and was raised in San Francisco, CA. Mitzi spent the first 10 years of her professional life in the San Francisco Bay Area focusing on youth, women, and empowerment with organizations like the YMCA and Mission Girls focusing on equity and social justice for marginalized communities in STEM, higher education, and business. Her passion for art and music, and the impact she saw from the power of both, led her to start The Creative Spark LLC and to produce collaborative art and culture events in the Bay Area.

Residing now in Oakland, Mitzi is in the business of supporting creative entrepreneurs to own their power and engaging in antiracism work in both the personal and professional realms. 

Learn more at www.thecreativespark.space

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100% Virtual CYP Con November 11 to 13, 2021