April 28, 2020 ~ Newsletter No. 016 Hi familia! How are you? How is your heart? How is your spirit? How is your family? We are in day 2,958534850295829589 who even knows anymore. Honestly, I just hope we are finding peace and grace anywhere we can get it. I am writing to share some amazing things that I… Continue reading Embracing the Shadow
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October 16, 2019 Newsletter No. 005 Good morning family! I believe that we are all called to pursue our passions yet only a few of us will be brave enough to answer. There are so many reasons why October is such an important month for me. October is a month of tremendous highs and lows. While I am a… Continue reading Writing Workshops, Pop Up Shop & Celebrations!
HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT !!! I am thrilled to share the launch of LA SANTERA Spiritual Consulting Firm 🙏🏾 ✨ ✨ ✨ Alicia Anabel Santos is a consecrated iyalocha-priestess and initiated daughter of Oggun and Oya in the Lucumi-Ifa-Regla de Ocha tradition. Anabel is the Founder of LA SANTERA, a spiritual consulting firm providing counseling to individuals… Continue reading La Santera Pop Up Shop Business Launch
Hey everyone! I hope you are all having an amazing summer. I am sending a quick update to let you know what I have been up to. I recently returned from traveling to Cuba (thank you dual citizenship) after being there for three weeks and now I am spending time with my daughter on… Continue reading Spiritual Weapons ~ July Newsletter 002
For 20 years BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance has been a space where LGBTQ++, outcasts and all the others have found refuge. BAAD! has created something special where art created by our community is celebrated and lifted. Yearly they curate events the entire month in June to celebrate PRiDE. I am honored to… Continue reading Power of the P~ A reading @ BAAD!
Hey beautiful ones! I wanted to send a quick note of gratitude. Thank you for subscribing to my newsletter and for being a supporter of my work over the years. Several weeks ago I made the revolutionary decision to leave social media for a year calling it my #socialmediapurge #creativeclarity. At first it was challenging to disconnect… Continue reading Patron of the Arts ~ No. 001
ISBN: 0062662856 Title: With the Fire on High (ARC) Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 7th 2019 No. of Pages: 400 Genre: YA Contemporary Synopsis: With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be… Continue reading “The whole of me is Black. The whole of me is whole.” #WiththeFireonHigh #wtfohblogtour
When you introduce yourself do you say you are a writer/poet first or do you say you are a professor, teaching artist, social worker, or mother? The answer to this question is telling because it reveals to us where we have placed the writer in us. Choose one you relate closest to: I see my… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Spring 2019 ~ The Joy of Writing!
We are overjoyed to organize the 5th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat to be held once again in the Catskill Mountains, NY This year’s theme is: The Writer’s Journey for Survival: Connecting to Wellness and Moving Towards Wholeness May 24 - May 27, 2019 This past year has been filled with constant aggression towards women… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Sankofa Sisterhood turns five!