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Reparations Sunday | Give For Our Lives

Dark Skin Afro person with black afro, jewelry and green googles says dear white people your work has just begun
Dark Skin Afro person with black afro, jewelry and green googles says dear white people your work has just begun

We educate about and facilitate Community Based Reparations where privileged folks return resources (reparations) and make amends for (micro)aggressions (generational, societal and personal) to marginalized folks through our organization. We are the bridge because interacting directly with privileged folks can be draining, emotional, triggering, performative and fake causing exulansis based fatigue.

Learn more about reparations.

We are creating a world that is accountable for past harms including slavery, colonialism, genocide, and other material, emotional, spiritual and moral abuses. We uplift faith-based, curative and ethically centered frameworks that demand accountability for the past and present world created by slavery.

We aim to create a culture of reparations that emerges from spiritual practice, transformative education and sustained action.

Join us to commemorate freedom. Freedom, storically refers to the largest event of emancipation of enslaved people in “Savannah, Georgia” after the Civil War.  The event led to Field Order Fifteen (Forty Acres and a Mule), which was later revoked.

We believe reparations is a spiritual practice – join us in our efforts to create a culture of repair. #BeginWithReparations

We require all pale (white/European) folks in our community to GIVE reparations. As marginalized people we can not simply budget our way out of poverty. We need your ongoing support. If you are unable to meet our needs, remove yourself from our community. Because all you are doing is perpetuating harm. Which is problematic and dismissive.

Ways to give Reparations

Sliding scale Brackets based on Privileged Identities. The more you have the more you pay me for my services.
Sliding scale Brackets based on Privileged Identities. The more you have the more you pay me for my services.

Donate

single donations support our general operating

join our Seed Pack Giving Circle and support our staff livable stipends

Legacy Giving – add us to your will

Shop

affirmation based merchandise
E-Zines and Seeds

Shop our merchandise that benefits wellness for marginalized people. Original designs of mountain Sunrise Seeds, differently abled queer folks, and carpenter Bees of stickers, fanny packs and shirts
Shop our merchandise that benefits wellness for marginalized people. Original designs of mountain Sunrise Seeds, differently abled queer folks, and carpenter Bees of stickers, fanny packs and shirts

Spread the message

#BeginWithReparations

Land Access

Support our work by offering Land Reparations of either a
permanent location in Nucchu territory, Durango, Colorado or
temporary use of west coast 2+ acres with building or
permanent location in coastal Ghana, Africa.

Truth Telling

Learn the truth about colonization and chattel slavery. Learn your family and ethnic role in the economic conquest of oppression. Learn the current ways you contribute to anti-blackness. Share your story and truth with your peers who have similar identities as yours.

Take An Oath

Before you make a soul binding Oath. Get consent from a Buddy to hold you accountable on your journey. Choose an Oath that is obtainable over the next 1-5 years.

Oaths are

  • action based solidarity measures
  • move the collective whole towards liberation for all and utopia
  • edge play. pushing towards the edges of or beyond your comforts (materially, emotionally, and physically)
  • supported by peers with similar identities (Buddy)
  • to be held with pride and spoken of openly

In a ceremonial way present your Oath to the Universe/Spiritual Realm binding yourself to a specific action(s) for up to 5 years.

If your Oath no longer serves you, it can be voided once one single large, edge pushing action (agreed upon with your Buddy) is completed. Then reflect with your Buddy on why your Oath did not serve you and what you can do to better use your life in service to marginalized folks.

The teal Ocean rolls towards the peach sand shore towards the word Pause
The teal Ocean rolls towards the peach sand shore towards the word Pause


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