We Can Heal Ourselves

This episode starts with our host Kevin sharing a traumatic experience from his teenage years.  He shares this with you, the listener, so that you can better understand the context for his effort to create a new dance work addressing sexual trauma.  Some listeners might find this story upsetting, so please take care of your needs.  Kevin shares a little more about the Techmoja company and their mission and brings his friend therapist Franchon Francees into the conversation.  Francees talks about the role racial identity plays in understand sexual trauma and the steps to take for healing .

Quiet As It’s Kept follows choreographer Kevin Lee-Y Green as he creates a new dance work addressing sexual trauma through  the lens of Blackness and southern culture.  While there are a few tough stories in this podcast series this is a story about the power of dance and culture to build resilience in ourselves and communities.