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September 20-22, 2022 Tuesday thru Thursday at Meet Las Vegas & via Zoom

Virtual & In-Person Conference

WHERE
CO-CONSPIRATORS

LIVE INTO THE WORK

About

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

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.

Join us in-person at MEET Las Vegas!

Virtual and in-person registrations will enjoy access to session replays for a year after the conference.

Join us in-person at MEET Las Vegas
and experience everything that
makes CYP Con unique

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

or login virtually from anywhere worldwide
and access the CYP Con experience
from the comfort of your own home.

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CHECK OUT OUR 2022 GUIDES

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Speaker Juliet Diaz. Photo of a Taino Cubana woman with long black wavy hair. She is wearing red lipstick, a shirt with a colorful mix of reds, greens, blues and golds under a black, open front sweater. She is holding a cigar near her face in one hand and looking directly as viewer.

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Speaker Kina Reed. A black women smiling. She is wearing black, plastic frame glasses. Her long dark hair is braided and pulled up into a bun. She is wearing a bright yellow, long sleeve blouse and a black, gray and white polka dot patterned skirt.

Kina Reed

Speaker Jamal Taylor. Black man with a large black beard standing with arms folded. Wearing a blue patterened button up shirt.

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Taylor

Aycee Brown

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Mitzi
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Speaker Mary Fashik. A light skinned women with jaw length curly dark hair wearing glasses and smiling.

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Speaker Weeze Douran. A light brown skinned women with long dark curly hair smiling. Wearing a black knit sweater standing next green vines with white flowers.

Weeze
Douran

Dark skinned woman with dark brown hair wearing a yellow sweater. She is smiling and looking towards the camera.

Trudi
Lebron

Aiko
Smith

Speaker Corey Evan Leak. Black man with medium length, black dreaded hair smiling. Wearing a black shirt that says "Phenomenally Black."

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Leak

Speaker J.S. Park. Photo of a Korean-American man smiling. He has short cut black hair, a collared shirt that is light blue, a dark blue tie and a black, pin strip suit coat.

J.S.
Park

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What are you waiting for?

Virtual
$150

Early bird discount through Aug. 5, 2022

$150
In-Person
$250

Early bird discount through Aug. 5, 2022

$250

Please email us at info@checkyourprivilege.co if you have accessibility needs (in-person or virtual)

Click here for lodging and venue info.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Three days of community learning & healing. Schedule is subject to change

Replays available.

DAY 1

September 20, 2022 | Tuesday


Time (PST)

Activity
4:00 PM

Family Fest

  • Face Painting
  • Balloons
  • Dance Party
  • Snacks
  • Adult resources for child education
7:00 PM

Heal Your Way Forward Book Launch Party

  • Small Plates
  • Drinks (Cash Bar)
  • Welcome Ritual with Rebekah Borucki and Aycee Brown

DAY 3

September 22, 2022 | Thursday


Time (PST)

Activity
8:00 AM Volunteer Check-In
10:00 AM Welcome Ritual & Yoga
10:30 AM Juliet Diaz
11:15 AM Mary Faschik
12:00 PM Myisha T Hill & Corey Leak
12:30 PM Break for Lunch
1:45 PM Integration Dance Party!
2:15 PM Trudi Lebron
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Mitzi Magdaleno
4:00 PM Break
4:15 PM Speaker
5:00 PM Break
5:15 PM Jamal Taylor
6:00 PM Closing Ritual 

DAY 2

 

September 21, 2022 | Wednesday


Time (PST)

Activity
8:00 AM Volunteer Check-In
10:00 AM Welcome Ritual & Yoga
10:30 AM Aycee Brown
11:15 AM Row House Author Panel
12:15 PM Break for Lunch
1:30 PM Integration Dance Party!
2:00 PM Christopher Rivas
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Kina Reed
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Louiza "Weeze" Doran
4:45 PM Break
5:00 PM Aiko Smith
5:45 PM Closing Ritual

Get to know our 2022 guides

Speaker Juliet Diaz. Photo of a Taino Cubana woman with long black wavy hair. She is wearing red lipstick, a shirt with a colorful mix of reds, greens, blues and golds under a black, open front sweater. She is holding a cigar near her face in one hand and looking directly as viewer.

Juliet Diaz

Juliet Diaz is a Bruja, Seer, and Spiritual activist. She's an Indigenous Taino Cubana from a long line of curanderos (Healers) and Brujas on both sides of her parents' lineages. She believes Magic lives within us all and feels passionately about inspiring others to step into their truth and waking to their remembrance. Juliet has devoted her life to helping people come back to their Divine Self and liberate themselves from the oppressor within. She's the creator of Love Juliet & Co, her brand, APP, and online membership community. Co-founder of Bewitched Living. Juliet has a Master's of Science in Herbal Medicine as well as countless certifications in an array of healing modalities.

Speaker Juliet Diaz. Photo of a Taino Cubana woman with long black wavy hair. She is wearing red lipstick, a shirt with a colorful mix of reds, greens, blues and golds under a black, open front sweater. She is holding a cigar near her face in one hand and looking directly as viewer.

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. Her new book, Heal Your Way Forward, is the trumpet call to white and white-identifying folks, guiding them to recognize their antiracism work as intergenerational healing. 

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. 

Speaker Kina Reed. A black women smiling. She is wearing black, plastic frame glasses. Her long dark hair is braided and pulled up into a bun. She is wearing a bright yellow, long sleeve blouse and a black, gray and white polka dot patterned skirt.

Kina Reed

Kina Reed is a Communication educator, practitioner, and community advocate. She is the creator and curator of Hey Sis, The AntiBlackness Reader Project, and Hug Your White Friends.

https://www.patreon.com/kinareed

IG: @theantiblacknessreader

Speaker Kina Reed. A black women smiling. She is wearing black, plastic frame glasses. Her long dark hair is braided and pulled up into a bun. She is wearing a bright yellow, long sleeve blouse and a black, gray and white polka dot patterned skirt.
Speaker Jamal Taylor. Black man with a large black beard standing with arms folded. Wearing a blue patterened button up shirt.

Jamal Taylor

Jamal Taylor is an activist and advocate based in Louisiana. Jamal is also working to end racism as an educator in the space. He has worked tirelessly to ensure that police brutality ends across the State of Louisiana. He is an accomplished speaker that has been interviewed by the NY Times, People Magazine, People TV, Dr. Oz, and many other national outlets. Jamal believes in the power of collective organizing and has facilitated several protests across the state. Most notably he is the advocate for the family of Quawan Charles, a 15-year old boy found dead in a sugar cane ditch in Louisiana. He frequently says that when we stand we give subconscious permission for others to stand with us.

IG: @lemmeeducateyou

Speaker Jamal Taylor. Black man with a large black beard standing with arms folded. Wearing a blue patterened button up shirt.

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. 

Speaker Mitzi Magdaleno. A light brown skinned women with shoulder length black hair smiling. Wearing a bright salmon pink colored shirt

Mitzi Magdaleno

Entrepreneur, mom, creative

Mitzi is the founder of The Creative Spark LLC. She has worked in the community of San Francisco focusing on youth and women empowerment, including the YMCA and Mission Girls. Her passion for art and music led her to creating events at Neck of the Woods and Alena Museum. With The Creative Spark LLC, she continues to find creative solutions for the people that motivate her.

Venmo: @tis3dreams

More of Mitzi’s work: https://www.thecreativespark.space/

IG: @tis3dreams

Speaker Mitzi Magdaleno. A light brown skinned women with shoulder length black hair smiling. Wearing a bright salmon pink colored shirt
Speaker Mary Fashik. A light skinned women with jaw length curly dark hair wearing glasses and smiling.

Mary Fashik

Mary Fashik (she/her) is a Lebanese born, queer disability rights activist, author, public speaker, and workshop facilitator. 

In 2019, she founded Upgrade Accessibility (@UpgradeAccessibility on Instagram and Facebook), a movement designed to challenge today’s accessibility standards. Since its inception, the movement has grown and broadened its spectrum to include disability rights, intersectionality, disability justice, equity and unequivocally supports Black Lives Matter/Black Disabled Lives Matter. 

Through a variety of workshops and trainings, Mary helps companies understand how deeply rooted ableism is in their organizational structure and how to implement important changes.

She strives daily to shed light on issues affecting those in the disabled/chronically ill community, particularly those that affect multi-marginalized members of the community.

She was recently named an honoree on Diversability’s D-30 Disability Impact List.

Speaker Mary Fashik. A light skinned women with jaw length curly dark hair wearing glasses and smiling.
Speaker Weeze Douran. A light brown skinned women with long dark curly hair smiling. Wearing a black knit sweater standing next green vines with white flowers.

Weeze Douran

Cal Alumni, Boxing Enthusiast (& Participant!), Music Junkie, Coffee Aficionado, Book Worm & Beach Baby.
Weeze has made it her mission to hold the torch and lead folks on their decolonization and anti-racism journey. You cannot create an equitable, diverse and inclusive society without decolonization and teaching and empowering individuals to walk in their purpose and power.

https://www.accordingtoweeze.com/

Speaker Weeze Douran. A light brown skinned women with long dark curly hair smiling. Wearing a black knit sweater standing next green vines with white flowers.
Dark skinned woman with dark brown hair wearing a yellow sweater. She is smiling and looking towards the camera.

Trudi Lebron

Trudi is a business coach who helps entrepreneurs build businesses that change lives without compromising their values, their money, or their commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Since 2018, she has been exclusively supporting entrepreneurs and leaders in the coaching industry with two main goals:

  1. Helping established coaching and personal development brands create more diversity, equity, and inclusion through applied DEI and anti-racist practices.
  2. Helping coaches, activists, educators, social workers, and others in the helping/justice profession build successful service-based businesses, with a J.E.D.I (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) foundation.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trudilebron/

Website: https://trudilebron.com/

Dark skinned woman with dark brown hair wearing a yellow sweater. She is smiling and looking towards the camera.

Aiko Smith

For over 15 years, Aiko has applied mindfulness in all aspects of her life. In her former career in behavioral therapy, working through her adverse childhood and life experiences and parenting MINDFULNESS is a practice that maintains her mental and emotional wellbeing.

As a mindfulness meditation facilitator, speaker, and educator trained through UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center,Aiko works with women to provide the skills to reduce the stress, anxiety, and depression that can be associated with modern living.

Aiko's mission with The Mindfulness Mindset™ is to make these practices accessible to all.

IG: https://www.instagram.com/aiko.means.love/

Website: https://themindfulnessmindset.com/

Speaker J.S. Park. Photo of a Korean-American man smiling. He has short cut black hair, a collared shirt that is light blue, a dark blue tie and a black, pin strip suit coat.

J.S. Park

J. S. Park is a hospital chaplain, published author, viral blogger, and teaching pastor. For over six years he has been an interfaith chaplain at a 1000+ bed hospital that is designated a Level 1 Trauma Center. His role includes grief counseling, attending every death, every trauma and Code Blue, staff care, and supporting end-of-life care. He also served for three years as a chaplain at one of the largest nonprofit charities for the homeless on the east coast.

J. S. has a MDiv completed in 2010 and a BA in Psychology. He also has a sixth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He is the author of The Voices We Carry: Finding Your One True Voice in a World of Clamor and Noise (published by Northfield).

J. S. currently lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife, a nurse practitioner, and his one year old daughter and adopted dog.

Speaker J.S. Park. Photo of a Korean-American man smiling. He has short cut black hair, a collared shirt that is light blue, a dark blue tie and a black, pin strip suit coat.
Speaker Corey Evan Leak. Black man with medium length, black dreaded hair smiling. Wearing a black shirt that says "Phenomenally Black."

Corey Evan Leak

Corey Evan Leak is a husband married to his best friend, a father to three amazing daughters and living in the Bay Area of California. He is also a writer, artist, communicator and founder/host of the Existential Podcast. He has been invited to speak about social issues in various venues such as: SJSU, high schools, churches, local businesses and the Bay Area Q Commons event. Corey uses social media to facilitate important conversations about the obstacles this country faces in becoming a more just society. He has met with community organizers, artists, writers, and faith leaders to help formulate plans and actions aimed at promoting justice and dignity for all ethnicities.

IG: @existentialpodcast

https://linktr.ee/coreyevanleak

https://coreyevanleak.com/

Speaker Corey Evan Leak. Black man with medium length, black dreaded hair smiling. Wearing a black shirt that says "Phenomenally Black."

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