In Living Color Virtual BIPOC Space

Centering the needs & voices of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, the In Living Color Virtual BIPOC Space is a space designed by and for BIPOC participants, providing a refuge for people to gather, connect, rest, and share in the celebration of our lineages & lived experiences. The In Living Color Virtual BIPOC space is also a place for BIPOC participants to access emotional and energetic support throughout the duration of the conference by way of Amanda David and Mandana Boushee (BIPOC herbalists and facilitators of the In Living Color Space).

  • Daily from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET: BIPOC participants are invited to join the space anytime during our Open Hours which will be held live for the duration of the conference.
  • January 16 at 1:00 PM ET: The space will open with an Opening Ceremony.
  • January 23 at 1:00 PM ET: The space will close with a Closing Ceremony.
  • 24/7 Access: The In Living Color facilitators will also be on-call and available 24/7 during the conference via email.

Accessing the space

To receive access links to the space and to connect with the In Living Color BIPOC Space facilitators, Amanda David and Mandana Boushee, please contact them at

If you have questions about the inclusion of this space in the conference, please contact Laura Colligan, NOFA-NY Board Member, at

Please consider learning more through the following resources