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The MelaNation Healing Project

The MelaNation Healing Project

By MelaNation Healing Project
This podcast is an extension of The MelaNation Healing Project which focuses on 4 stages of healing from the historical impact of post-trauma slavery in all communities. It is evident that America's gory history of chattel slavery, systemic racism, and segregation has affected every American-but in different ways. This podcast is a tool to shed light on the various ways our history affects us today while placing emphasis on how we can all learn, heal, and establish true unity within diversity!
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Social Justice: "The Anchor Around Our Country’s Neck."

The MelaNation Healing Project

Addressing our Mental Health as a Black Community and the Journey of Healing Through Self-Love
Thank you for joining us as we discuss ''Mental Health In Our Communities'' and so much more! Stay tuned as the MelaNation Healing Project and its affiliates address important topics within our homes, our hearts, & our communities today.
August 17, 2021
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome & Our Cultural Trauma
Join us as we speak with our guest, published author and founder of the Melanation Healing Project, Thasia Awad.
August 13, 2021
Healing Collective Trauma Through Leadership
Come join us as we speak with our guest Pastor Brandon Tucker.
August 13, 2021
Honest Conversations with Ourselves: “Taking a Look Within”
Our discussion today centers around creating honest dialogue with family and friends so we may heal ourselves, our culture and communities.
July 19, 2021
Social Justice: "The Anchor Around Our Country’s Neck."
In This Episode Of The MelaNation Healing Project Podcast. We Welcome Heather Nye, Admin And Founding Member of Toledo Moms For Social Justice. Dichele Parker, Founding Member Of The MelaNation Healing Project. & Tay Awad, Founder of the MelaNation Healing Project. On This Episode Of The MelaNation Healing Podcast We Discuss ''Social Justice. The Anchor Around Our Countries Neck" With Our Special Guest Professor, Author, And Founder Of The Institute For Faith And Flourishing, Andrew DeCort. You Don't Want To Miss This! We Would Also Like To Give A Special Recognition To The Founder Of Toledo Moms For Social Justice. Our Friend, Erin Schoen. We Missed You Friend, See You Next Episode!
April 21, 2021
Creating Access, A Pillar To Community Healing.
Today We are Joined By Journalist And Award Winning Author, Aya Khalil. Stay Tuned While We Discuss The Topic Of Creating Access, A Pillar To Community Healing.
April 14, 2021
What Does A Healthy Workplace Environment Look Like?
As the owner of Continental Office, Ira helps clients create high performing work environments to support cultures of innovation, agility and teamwork. He has served on several non-profit boards over the years, and is currently involved with various community organizations that are addressing issues of inequality, including CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. Listen to what he has to say about healing in the workplace!
April 07, 2021
How Can Diversity Lead To Healing?
We Talk About Diversity & Inclusion With Special Guest Diana Patton!
March 31, 2021
Why Is Housing Access Important To Equity?
In episode 6 we discuss the importance of housing access with Sarah Jenkins, Director of Public Policy & community Engagement.
March 24, 2021
How Is The Penal System & Policing Hurt Racial Justice
As we further discuss the topic of healing people, we are graced with attorney, writer and anti-racism educator, Ra’Shya Ghee.
March 17, 2021
How Does Health and Wellness Services Play A Part In Racial Equity?
On today’s episode, we are talking with Erin Marten, Certified Nurse Midwife and founder of Solace Health And Wellness, about her experience with cultural and racial disparities with healthcare system with solutions to moving forward in a positive direction. Enjoy!
March 10, 2021
How Does Systemic Racism Affect Education?
There is this notion that racism was molded and embedded into our county’s laws and systems- and that we still feel the affects of it today! Some groups experience the benefits of it, while others feel its heavy bondage. Let’s see what Education Administrator, Rhonda Kimmons have to say!
March 03, 2021
*Race, Religion & Power: What’s the Problem? What’s the Solution? (with Pastor Ben Hein)
Continuing the conversation of Learning From History, we are joined with Pastor Ben Hein on the discussion of the problem and solutions of Race, Religion & Power. Enjoy!  * For questions, comments, or info on our next Healing Circles, go to or email us at Also, follow us on social media @melanationhealingproject.  For more info on Erin Marsh and Toledo Moms For Social Justice, follow her social media @toledomomsforsocialjustice. And Erin at @theyogiwriter. If you want to reach out to our guest speaker, contact
February 24, 2021
Learning From History: how do I honest conversations lead to progressive resolutions?
In this episode you will meet some of the MelaNation family and cohost, Erin Marsh with Toledo Area Moms For Social Justice. The discussion today centers around creating honest dialogue with family and friends regarding social justice. Enjoy!
February 17, 2021