Follow Whitney Young’s journey from segregated Kentucky to the national campaign for equal rights.
During the turbulent 60s, he was a diplomat between those in power and those striving for change. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies, relieving the doubts of fellow civil rights leaders, and responding to attacks from the militant black
November 17th at 1:30 at MPL, a fireside chat. Many people are justifiably frustrated with the care they have received within the conventional Western medical model.
Feeling that one is heard, validated, and then cared for throughout their treatment is lost in this model most of the time. Naturopathic medicine is an alternative system that utilizes the ancient wisdom of our ancestors combined with an evidence-based approach to healthcare.
Dr. Amy Loschert, Naturopathic Doctor, will be discussing the whole-person philosophy and history of naturopathic medicine as well as the training an ND undergoes compared to an MD and other practitioners such as herbalists, homeopaths and unlicensed naturopaths. Case studies from patients with menopause, colitis, anxiety and eczema will be used to illustrate what one can expect when seeing a naturopathic doctor.
Dr. Amy-Jane Loschert is started her practice River of Health Family Care this year in Dolores after having practiced for the past 8 years in Phoenix, AZ focusing on Women’s Health.
Mette Heide documents the amazing story of the Barefoot College, where women from all over the world, many of whom
have never had any formal education, are trained to become solar engineers so that they can bring electricity back to their homes. The film is one of the first honored by the Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Award, an award created by Hilton Worldwide and Sundance Institute to acknowledge documentaries that showcase the connections between sustainability, economic growth and community development.
Does your young child want to be more independent? As children mature it is normal for them to want more freedom and this can be difficult for parents. We will talk about developmental milestones for children age 3-11 and how you can best support your child in becoming independent and responsible. We will discuss practical strategies you can use at home and in the community. All caregivers of preschool and elementary school age children are welcome.
Casie La Munyon is Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board Certified Art Therapist. She has 17 years of experience providing counseling to families and children. She had been employed at Axis Health System for the past 7 years as a behavioral health provider where she supports families and children using a variety of evidence based approaches. Ms. La Munyon also provides community and school based training throughout the region to expand the knowledge of childhood mental health issues.