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Subversive-Self Care Resource List: You Are Enough

At The Open Table, we recently began a new series entitled Embracing Our Whole Selves. To launch this new topic, we began with table conversations around equity, boundaries, self-care practices, and counter-cultural practices to care for ourselves, our community, and continue the work of justice in the world. As part of this series, we wanted to offer up a subversive…

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2020 Open Table Time Change

For a few months now, we have been asking our community what changes would make our gatherings more accessible to folks, and we received much feedback about the current time of our gatherings. As a growing community, our hope is to continue making space for the next generation to thrive within the healing & spiritual framework we teach. We found…

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CHRISTMAS AT THE OPEN TABLE

2019 has been a wild ride for The Open Table. Five years ago, when The Open Table started, none of us could have ever imagined how healthy and vibrant this community would become. Over the course of these five years all of you helped shape the direction The Open Table is going, and many of you have led in various capacities to…

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ART AS ACTIVISM

Why art as activism? Through out history, art, poetry, and iconography have been at the center of these movements, if not the catalyst for the movement itself. As a community, we are engaging with local creatives on how they use creativity and talent to further social causes and bring new perspectives to each issue; all the while, asking ourselves how…

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STANDING WITH IMMIGRANTS: IJAM

*Above Image: Walid Berrazeg, https://wberrazeg.com Our immigration series continued on 8/25, hearing from local organization Immigration Justice Advocacy Movement (IJAM). While AIRR (who we heard from in our first gathering of the immigration series) works with rapid response in regards to ICE and protection of families, IJAM stands alongside families facing deportation during the court process, accompaniment to hearings, housing assistance, and…

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STANDING WITH IMMIGRANTS: AIRR

The crisis at the US/Mexico border is hard to miss in the media these days. For many people, however, it is not an article you read online or hear on the radio, but a daily reality and deep fear that you and your loved ones might be separated all because of a piece of paper. Or a deep grief of…

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