Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP is a leading voice in today’s conversation on racialized trauma. He created Cultural Somatics, which utilizes the body and resilience as mechanisms for growth. As a therapist, trauma specialist, and the founder of Justice Leadership Solutions, a leadership-consulting firm, Resmaa dedicates his expertise to coaching leaders through civil unrest, organizational change, and community building.
Resmaa is best known as the author of the national bestseller My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, and as the originator and key advocate of Somatic Abolitionism, an embodied antiracist practice of living and culture building. Resmaa’s newest title, The Quaking of America: An Embodied Guide to Navigating Our Nation’s Upheaval and Racial Reckoning, is now available for pre-order.