Sacred spaces: A source for Black healing | Shawntell Pace and Tanisha Pelham | TEDxUGASalon

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In their talk, Shawntell Pace and Tanisha Pelham explore how creating and protecting sacred spaces can heal racial trauma. Shawntell Pace and Tanisha Pelham are doctoral candidates in the Counseling Psychology program. Pace holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television, and Film and a Masters in Higher Education Administration from Auburn University, as well as a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Georgia. Pelham holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Community Psychology from Florida A&M University. Their research observes the health impacts of race-based experiences on people of African descent. Pace and Pelham co-facilitate the Healing Circle, a sacred space that supports Black women at the University of Georgia throughout their emotional healing journeys. Shawntell Pace and Tanisha Pelham are doctoral candidates in the Counseling Psychology program. Pace holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television, and Film and a Masters in Higher Education Administration from Auburn University, as well as a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Georgia. Pelham holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Community Psychology from Florida A&M University. Their research observes the health impacts of race-based experiences on people of African descent. Pace and Pelham co-facilitate the Healing Circle, a sacred space that supports Black women at the University of Georgia throughout their emotional healing journeys. In their talk, Pace and Pelham explore how creating and protecting sacred spaces heals racial trauma. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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