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What are Conversation Circles All About?

The Circles are all about moving beyond the self-limitations of "Learned Helplessness".
As Joy DeGruy says we need to "out-love how much we hate ourselves".

 
 

Community Conversation Circles

Moving Beyond Learned Helplessness

Community Conversation Circles are intended to help African Americans to recognize and move beyond the very limiting negative self-images of learned helplessness that result from hundreds of years of the stereotyping of systemic racism. The circles are intimate groups of 10 to 15 built on mutual trust and respect, creating space for individuals to find their true inherent value and the myth of all the self-images that has been perceived as an impediment.