Hollyhock Presenters

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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

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Jessika Hepburn

Jessika Hepburn is a community organizer, facilitator, entrepreneur and activist of Black and Jewish descent from downtown East Vancouver based in Birchtown, Mi’kma’ki working to craft a culture of community care and dismantle racist hierarchies of power to support just, equitable futures.

Events with Jessika Hepburn

Dismantling Racism from the Inside Out
May 8 - 12, 2024

Form antiracist habits and behaviors and strengthen your ability to achieve your racial equity goals through Jewish spiritual practice. Efforts to dismantle racism are often comprised of education, advocacy, and systemic change. These efforts are not enough —it’s crucial that we also do the inner work necessary to change our…