It is with much care and love that we share this update with you on BOLD’s work. We are grateful to be a place of community for so many powerful, dynamic and generous Black Organizers/Leaders and we hold this with great responsibility.
In light of what this community means to all of us, we are changing our training format for 2020 to a variety of online offerings. If possible, later in the year, we may add small local trainings. Some of these courses will be new offerings and some will be different approaches to courses we’ve done in the past.
We did not come to this decision easily. As many of you who know about us, we BLACK LOVE our time together and all of the aliveness we experience in these spaces. And, we want to be responsible to the total well-being of our BOLD community and extended Black communities. Taking that responsibility seriously means that as this pandemic unveils the systemic marginalizing of Black health, housing, employment and safety, we need to center these things, and support the many ways to focus on taking community action for community care. The trainings, coaching, and practice groups we offer in this critical period are aimed at doing just this while building Black power.
We ask for your patience as we continue to prepare our best offerings to our people. Courses will be announced here and directly to our Alumni as they become available for participation.
Thank you for your understanding, take care of you and your fam,
BOLD Staff & Teaching Team