Cassandra Lopez Fradera is a communications strategy consultant, multi-genre writer, performer and healing justice practitioner. Raised in the northeastern U.S. and now living in Puerto Rico, her work is centered on providing resources and strategies for healing and self-determination. Cassandra is currently working on a non-fiction collection of essays and prose titled, “Ricanstruction – I Write; I Heal. She is the recipient of the 2018 Displaced Artist Fund from the Vermont Studio Center and a graduate from the Journalism Studies graduate program at Harvard University ’17.
Cassandra’s “Healing and Trauma in the Writing,” workshop has been taught at national and local gatherings. She combines research with practice to help clients and organizations achieve transformational change. Cassandra has most recently worked with the National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color Network. She currently serves on the advisory board of The Healing Project which aims to prevent and end childhood sexual abuse by making visible the hidden tools used to guilt, shame, coerce and inflict violence onto children.
In addition to individual client work, Cassandra offers a 5-week remote communications course that explores elements of storytelling and improve existing communications skills within a framework of the 5 senses and the 6th sense of intuition that we share with our ancestors. For more information, click here.
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Image description: Cassandra alongside her spirit brother at Jayuya, the sacred sight for our Taino ancestors in Boriké at the 50th annual artisan fest with deep appreciation and love!!! Contrary to the American government labeling our people as extinct, we are very much still here!