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“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

– Pablo Picasso

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October Art Workshop

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For Joyce Aubrey’s book:

Beyond Aftershocks: Reclaiming Self After Sexual Trauma

October Art Workshop

Finding Your Voice

Using Your Journal as a Healing Place


Saturday, October 10, 2020

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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We’ll explore writing as a place to get to know ourselves more fully, to claim the parts of ourselves often left behind or left out.  In this workshop, we’ll lovingly make our journals safe places (be prepared with some form of notebook, spiral, composition book, sheets of paper, or online space dedicated to your writing) where we can explore parts of ourselves we don’t always make room for.  No experience is required.  And we aren’t interested in correctness or any of the things that typically keep us from writing.  We’ll explore ways into writing like free writes, felt sense, and morning pages, invitations to play, release us from judgement, and open into a deeper appreciation of ourselves.

 Facilitated by: Ceil Malek

Ceil Malek has kept journals for a long time, where she has probably written her way around the world several times in a process of self-discovery and self-recovery that helped her face the challenge of CSA.  It’s that experience that primarily qualifies her to teach this workshop.  She also has other credentials like writing-intensive degrees (in English, journalism, and creative nonfiction) and having taught writing at UCCS for many years.  She has led community writing workshops through Poetry West and other organizations for many years, including those for survivors of trauma.

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Finding Our Voices

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Every item available for purchase on amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile at the same price. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

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Finding Our Voices Tote Bag

  • Small:  $13.99
  • Medium:  $16.99
  • Large:  $18.99

This practical high quality Tote Bag is available in three sizes. All over print provides comfort with style on the beach or out in town. Made from reliable materials, lasting for seasons.

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These items (and others) are available for purchase and sold by The Terza Factor, 50% of all proceeds from the sales of the Finding Our Voices collection is donated to the non-profit Finding Our Voices in Colorado Springs.  The mission of Finding Our Voices is to empower adult survivors of sexual assault to thrive by offering creative activities and healing events while advocating in our community.

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