Moving Equity Forward Through Transformative Praxis.
Transformative Praxis Framework™:
Our framework is designed to facilitate intentional action by transforming behaviors. It incorporates proven methodologies to promote curiosity, build skills, and increase capacity for individual E.D.I. change-makers as well as E.D.I. work within communities or organizations.
VALUES & SOCIAL BENEFIT
Centered Spaces is explicit & intentional about holding spaces that center black women being healed, healthy, whole -- therefore a percentage of Centered Spaces profits are directed to provide coaching services for black women in the Twin Cities Metro community otherwise unable to access these services.
founder; principal healer
Camille Cyprian, MA
Camille Cyprian is a certified coach and equity practitioner, particularly passionate about the healing & wellbeing of individuals, communities, institutions and systems. Camille has been recognized as one of “Tomorrow’s Leaders” in “O, The Oprah Magazine,” and her work has been covered in radio and print. She has presented at colleges/universities, not-for-profits, government agencies, as well as local, state, and national conferences.
Camille is the Founder and Principal Healer of Centered Spaces LLC. A social equity firm rooted in Transformative Praxis ™ - a framework that she developed, which incorporates intersectional healing justice into the every-day work of social change.
Cyprian earned her Masters in Non-Profit Management degree from Hamline University, and her Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She has also received a certificate for community coaching in healing justice.
Cyprian currently serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Program Strategy at the Minnesota Council on Foundations, serves on the board of Headwaters Foundation for Justice, and is an appointed member of the state of Minnesota’s Health Equity Advisory Leadership Council.
Camille has served in the following capacities:
Community Coach in Healing Justice Fellowship & Certification, 2017 inagural class
The Funders' Network P.L.A.C.E.S. Fellowship, 2017 fellowship class
League of Young Voters, State Coordinator (MN)
Green 4 All, Inaugural Fellowship class
Urban Embassy, former board member
Generational Alliance, former board chair
M.A., Nonprofit Management
M.A., Public Administration
UNIVERSITY of MN - Twin Cities
B.S., Individualized Thematic
• Orange Method (OM) Community Coaching in Healing Justice
ARRM - Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO)
Land O’ Lakes
MN Can’t Wait (MCW) Coalition
MN Department of Health
MN Department of Human Services*
MN Pollution Control Agency
Natural Capital Solutions dba iMatter Youth Organization*
S.H.I.N.E. Productions dba 4000 More Collective
University of Minnesota
University of St. Thomas
*indicates returning client