Hanifa Nayo Washington - A Culture of Belonging: Psychedelics, Community, & Sacred Activism
Hanifa Nayo Washington, co-founder of Fireside Project, joins Paul F. Austin to discuss belonging, equity, & psychedelic peer support.
Hanifa Nayo Washington thrives at the intersection of mindfulness, belonging, and healing justice to co-create organizations, gatherings, and experiences rooted in the values of beloved community so all people can heal from the emotional, physical and spiritual impacts of systems of oppression, trauma, and disconnection.
Hanifa Nayo is the Co-founder and Organizing Principal of One Village Healing, an online BIPOC centered healing, resilience, and psychedelic wellness space. She is also the Co-founder and Chief of Strategy at Fireside Project the nonprofit that runs the Psychedelic Peer Support Line that is helping people minimize the risks of their psychedelic experiences while democratizing access to free high-quality emotional support during and after any psychedelic experience. The line has supported over 5,000 callers since launching in 2021.
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- Hanifa's life of discovery and service that led her to co-found Fireside Project.
- Her insights about belonging, and how psychedelics influenced them.
- Defining—and challenging—the term 'Psychedelic Space' and how to "make equity real” in the context of psychedelics.
- Spiritual Resilience and Sacred Activism.
- Hanifa's upcoming plant medicine retreat for black women.
- Hanifa’s Website
- Hanifa’s Instagram
- Fireside Website
- Fireside Instagram
- Fireside Facebook
- Fireside Twitter
- Fireside LinkedIn
- One Village Healing
- Niyonu Spann, Beyond Diversity 101
- Hanifa’s Colors Within Retreat at Nina Wasi
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