#56 Wounded Healers

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Dr. Angel Acosta works to bridge the fields of leadership, social justice & mindfulness. He completed his Ed.D. in the Curriculum and Teaching Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research explored healing-centered education as a promising framework for educational leadership development and community care. 

Angel is the director of the Wounded Healer Project. This portrait series captures the profiles of nine educators, community leaders and practitioners, all of whom have dedicated their lives to — in some shape or form — creating spaces for others to thrive, flourish and heal.

Episode artwork by Marija Gauci

Topics

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:40 – Angel’s Background
  • 10:54 – Spiritual Bypassing
  • 17:06 – The Nuances of Race
  • 21:42 – Wounded Healers
  • 34:38 – The Power of the Voice
  • 39:30 – A Unique Focus on the Teacher
  • 44:41 – Reaction to the Wounded Healer Project
  • 47:16 – Understanding “Systemic”
  • 51:28 – What’s Coming Up for Angel

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From a recent Community Gathering having the difficult conversations about a horrific violence in Gaza.

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