In our Black community courses we create a safe space to connect with yourself and others while learning, growing and sharing your wisdom in community.
Soul Sundays for the Black Community
In response to the high demand for our Black community programs, we are offering drop-in sessions. All sessions are live, free of charge and open to the public.
Every second and fourth Sunday of the month, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pacific time.
Melanated Moments of Mindfulness: Six-Week Online Community Gathering
A free online course created especially for the Black community focused on dealing with life’s realities and celebrating daily joys while building community with parents and caregivers of kids from birth to age 5.
Mindfulness in Real Life: Six-Week Online Community Gathering
A free online course created especially for the Black community focused on dealing with life’s realities and celebrating daily joys while building community with parents and caregivers of kids of all ages and abilities.
Register online. April 7 through May 12, 2022 (every Thursday), 6 to 7 p.m. Pacific time.
Our Team of Facilitators
Foxy Davison, daughter of Angela Collins, granddaughter of Barbra Brown and great-granddaughter of Thelma Delespine, is a momma of three amazing kids and wife of one incredible husband. She is an educator and activist, serving as community coordinator for the Metropolitan Seattle Sickle Cell Task Force and community outreach coordinator for the Progress House Work Release. She helps facilitate mindfulness sessions through Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in the community with other parents.
Dominique Smith is a wife, mother of three, educator and mindfulness facilitator. She started her mindfulness journey in 2020 when the pandemic began. “Mindfulness can help to reduce my stress and improve moods. I have learned to practice mindfulness in my daily life as well as my children.”
Shayla Collins designs and leads CCFW mindfulness and compassion programs for providers working with children and youth. She also supports the implementation of mindfulness-based programs for parents. Prior to officially joining CCFW, she was a contract facilitator in CCFW’s REAL Pro offerings with community partners. She is also a parent facilitator on Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic Mindfulness and Compassion Program team offering mindfulness to parents throughout the King County area. She also co-facilitates sessions with individuals who have interfaced with the criminal justice system through Progress House. As a member of the Board of the Arc of King County and Guided Pathways, she vigorously advocates for people from all walks of life. She is a certified National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Family 2 Family instructor and has been trained in the Finding Calm curriculum, a mindfulness and self-compassion program for new parents. She is a born-and-raised Seattleite and the mother of two boys.