ASCENDtials today announced a new partnership with Chivona Renee Newsome, co-founder of Black Lives Matter NYC, in advance of #GivingTuesday, which falls on Nov, 30, 2021. This partnership was created to promote the ASCENDtials Healing Session on KOSMelaninologyTM and Developing Self-Awareness.
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It's important to recognize that black women often face insurmountable challenges in corporate America, ranging from pay equity issues to inadequate salary raises to imbalanced promotions and hiring and firings.
This event supports ASCENDtials in its mission to bring awareness of oppressive structures in place, in its efforts to dismantle them by developing higher-level problem-solving skills. The aim is to address and create systems for the good of humanity based on the science of science by applying the Knowledge of Self to grow, sustain, balance and to secure Equity for all. Learn more at: https://ascendtials.org/givingtuesday2021/.
About Chivona Newsome:
Chivona Renee Newsome, the Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Greater NY and former Candidate for US Congress (NY15), a civil rights leader at the forefront of the New Civil Rights Movement and former Financial Advisor at New York Life. She has dedicated her adult life to the betterment of her community & our nation as a whole.
She attended pre-K through college in The Bronx. While studying at the prestigious Howard University in Washington, D.C., her political action was noticed by then Senator Barack Obama's campaign staff, and she was asked to be a part of the 2008 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
As a financial advisor, Chivona served her community. She worked on the $50 Billion Dollar challenge, which created college savings, retirement plans, and generational wealth for over 300 black and brown residents of New York. Since then she has engaged in protests and activities to combat financial injustice.
Over the past few years, Chivona has worked tirelessly leading protests and seeking justice for the families of police brutality; she works with members of the LGBT community, victims of human trafficking, the mental health community, women's reproductive rights organizations, and housing justice advocates. She co-founded Black Lives Caucus, Black Opportunities, lectured students and expanded Black Lives Matter Greater NY to multiple New York City charter schools.
"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept." ― Angela Davis
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