24 minutes | Jul 6, 2021

Black Women Are Worthy with Deun Ivory

Deun Ivory is back! In this mini-episode of the Black Girl In Om Podcast, Deun Ivory (she/her) joins Lauren Ash (she/they) in conversation around creative wellness and the Black Women Are Worthy movement. For those who are new to the show, Deun is the founder and creative director of The Body: A Home For Love, a 501C3 nonprofit and wellness membership space that shifts culture around how Black women heal from sexual trauma. They provide trauma-informed care, community, and creative wellness to black women seeking a safe space to heal and journey towards self-love. Deun is also the former art director for BGIO, so you’re sure to have interacted with her intentionally gorgeous work. In the episode, she affirms the power of channeling our creative energy toward healing our inner child and loving on ourselves. Deun and her team recently launched the Black Women Are Worthy movement with the intention of providing resources and care to Black Women survivors of sexual abuse. Their goal is to raise 2 million dollars to serve and grow a community of over 10,000 black women and to become the standard for trauma-informed care and creative wellness. The short film that catalyzed the movement is a stunning love letter to our undeniable worthiness as Black Women. It’s a must-watch experience filled with loving intention! Press Play to listen in on a joyful conversation between friends about creativity, healing, and sustainable joy. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT creative wellness and how art can be restorative and therapeuticknowing ourselves intuitivelythe Black Women Are Worthy movement (donate here)the body: a home for loveConnect with The Body: A Home For Love on their website thebodyahomeforlove.orgAnd find them on Instagram @thebodyahomeforloveWatch the powerful short film and donate to the Black Women Are Worthy movement here: blackwomenareworthy.co 
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