Hey, hey it’s World Dance Day—and our month of cleaning, clearing, mending, and paring down is coming to an end. So, just wondering … want to celebrate with us? Discover our current CURA sounds and housewerk artists we've been groovin' to. Read More
Sometimes we feel a bit torn like The Two Fridas and want to take a little break-divorce-from everything money. However, we're encouraging just a bit more brain-power toward your financials today and 3 things to reflect on; money, our sovereignty and values. Read more in CURA Journal.
A recap of 4 exciting stories on sustainability to end 2021 on a good note. From implementing laws to protect garment workers to an endangered pack of grey wolves spotted in Colorado. Read more of Moji Igun's take in CURA Journal. Read More
"I love working in metal and my personal designs are inspired by nature, textures, and simple geometric patterns. The Maasai designers are teaching me about their traditional ornamental beadwork inspired by storytelling for the purpose of beautification. Our designs evolve out of an ongoing dialogue and a melding of our strengths." Read More
A fundraiser and evening of community care to support garment makers in Cambodia & India.
May 14th - 6 - 10PM PST / 8AM - 12PM ICT / 6:30AM - 10:30AM IST
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"As we continue the work towards dismantling white supremacy, I urge you to pay attention. I challenge each of you to unpack, unlearn, address how you’ve been subjected to harm and perpetuated harm in this context. Don’t be fooled, remember white supremacy is clever, it’s seasoned, it’s why it’s survived for so long. It needs the model minority myth, it needs to manipulate us, through racism, classism, ableism, ageism, capitalism, homophobia, transphobia etc. Look at your own story, your family story, look at the ways in which this system has fooled you into not seeing the truth of your own agency, your own power."
"Growing up a queer Brown kid I didn't have a lot (or any) representation. I grew up feeling othered and less than - like people like me couldn't find happiness or success unless I fit into the white, heteronormative, patriarchal society. And now, I'm clear no matter how much money I make, no matter the things I own or the people I know, my impact is what is most important to me."
The Cura Co. x Boma Jewelry announce limited-edition This Matters Collection to support higher education for BIPOC acitivists.
In the immediate aftermath of George Floyd’s death in May of 2020, long time friends and business associates Akiko Waters of The Cura Co. and Suzanne Vetillart of Boma Jewelry, knew it was time to use their business platforms to dismantle systems of racism and redistribute wealth.
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"I have likened solving issues related to sustainability to solving a Rubik’s cube. We cannot accomplish anything by looking at it from only one perspective. We must examine problems from all possible angles to better understand how the different parts interact with each other. By ignoring intersectionality, we fail to access a more holistic perspective of ourselves, others, and the problems we are trying to solve." Read More
Weekly meditation with Cristina is back!
Every Friday morning at 9am, we will meet on Zoom for 45 minutes of practice, which may include some teachings and poetry in addition to guided meditation. Our intention is to co-create a space for support and connection, letting community build and sustain our strength as we look for joy and meaning in the tumult of the times.
I think the time is right to acknowledge that despite this unprecedented challenge, we are - in fact - making it work. We’re doing it. Every day, sometimes painfully, angrily, and sadly, but we are. How many of you have done something in the past 8 weeks you never thought was possible? Read More
"Women have powerful, empathetic, courageous, insightful solutions, ideas, and art that will never be shared unless we learn to trust ourselves. What will teach our daughters? Will we tell them how they “should” be or will we tell them to follow their truth because the world needs them." Read More