Storytelling for Empowerment & Connections: Finding Your Narrative Power

July 22-26, 2024

Schedule: 1-4 pm, Mon-Fri

Instructor: Jeremy Payne

Registration Deadline: July 19, 2024

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Get ready for an incredible journey of self-discovery and growth! We’ll explore self-awareness, counter narratives, indigenous/aboriginal circle values, re-conceptualizing leadership, and more. Dive into personal narratives, cultivate peer support, and celebrate your journey of healing and growth. This story-telling adventure and creative expressions will enhance your self-identity, mental fortitude, and functional expression skills. Learn to communicate authentically, build trust, and embrace vulnerability. Gain the self-advocacy tools needed to thrive in life. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity! Join us and unlock your true gifts in true community!

Ages: Tweens & Teens

Class size 10

  • Tuition $75

Instructor

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Jeremy Payne

Jeremy “JP” Vincent is Baby Nova’s daddy, life partner, joy-pository-mentor, PhD student pause out, advocate, organizer, outdoor nurturer, and critical contextualizer. He is also a joy-transmitter who breathes life into social work practice and provider work, lecturer, trainer, coach, and facilitator when called to task. JP’s roots are in Memphis, TN, and Cairo, IL. He grew up in South Side Chicago and its suburbs before moving to the Southwest Wisconsin Tri-State area in 2008.…Read More

Jeremy “JP” Vincent is Baby Nova’s daddy, life partner, joy-pository-mentor, PhD student pause out, advocate, organizer, outdoor nurturer, and critical contextualizer. He is also a joy-transmitter who breathes life into social work practice and provider work, lecturer, trainer, coach, and facilitator when called to task.

JP’s roots are in Memphis, TN, and Cairo, IL. He grew up in South Side Chicago and its suburbs before moving to the Southwest Wisconsin Tri-State area in 2008. He has a BS in Health and Wellness, an MSE in Adult Education-Human Services, and a Social Worker Certification. He has over 10+ years of experience in educational and supportive services across diverse communities.

JP is the Owner+Founder of My Black Carrot Mentoring Hub, a social change platform that offers Cultural Education, Mentoring Empowerment, Social Activation-Transformation Coaching, and Outdoor Nurture (CMEST). The hub empowers individuals, institutions, and cultures toward self-determination and joyful existence using innovative, grounded, and experiential methods.

JP is also a co-founder organizer at Black Platteville Community Network, in-love advocate for Subversive Social Work, certified Peacemaking Circle Keeper, an Emotional Intelligence Diversity Institute Facilitator, and a Stop The Hate Campus Pride Trainer. He is passionate about outdoor nurture and a trusted local advocate. He embodies transformation, justice, and reimagined human services and helping work within and beyond the margins.

JP draws wisdom from ancestors, elders, youth, acquired knowledge and lived experiences. He speaks truthfully about outdoor nurture, collective care, love, re-conceptual mentoring, leadership, identity, and community social change. Formative life experiences encourages him to challenges oppressive norms, encourages authenticity, and breaks free from internalized harm. He is committed to what he describes as love work, especially within and beyond marginalized communities.

JP extends a ‘love ethic’ to all his interactions. He does love work with people of all ages, helping them explore their personal narratives, affirm their identities, understand their emotions, and fulfill their human promise. His calling is to flow like a river, soar like birds, and share resources like a BLK Carrot—adapting to changing conditions and social landscapes.

Imagine the bountiful harvest from a well-rested field—a loving, joyous, harmonious exchange that enriches all involved.

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Storytelling for Empowerment & Connections: Finding Your Narrative Power

Registration Policies & Waiting Lists

Class Confirmation
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Materials Fees
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Cancellation Policy
While we recognize that life intrudes and plans change, in consideration of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for classes, we must adhere to the following cancellation policies:

Student cancellations

> Cancellations made 15 days before the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are eligible for a full refund less 25% of the workshop fee OR a gift certificate in the full amount of the workshop fee. The gift certificate can be applied to workshops or lodging one year from the date of cancellation.

> Cancellations made 14 days or less than the published registration deadline date for any given workshop are not eligible for refunds or gift certificates. We encourage all students to purchase trip insurance.

> Cancellation requests must be made by calling our office at (608) 987-3292.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with your class, please refer to our lodging page for the lodging cancellation policy.

Cancellations by Shake Rag Alley

> If Shake Rag Alley must cancel a class you will be notified immediately via email or phone and will receive a full refund or transferable gift certificate.

> If a class does not meet a minimum number of students, it may be cancelled. A decision to cancel a class due to under enrollment will be made on the day following the published registration deadline.

> If you have booked lodging with Shake Rag Alley in conjunction with a class cancelled by Shake Rag Alley, you may receive a full refund on lodging should you wish to cancel the lodging. Please call the office at (608) 987-3292.

Waiting Lists

If a workshop you are interested in is sold out, please fill out this waiting list form. We will contact you if a spot becomes available. The class code requested on the form is the Workshop ID shown at left, beneath the Add to Cart button.

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