About

Cultivating a deeper awareness of ourselves and the ways in which our culture impacts human experiences and encounters.

Co-birther and Guide

Fatima Mann, JD. TCYT, CYT

Fatima has an expert perspective in cultural mindfulness, healing within organizational infrastructure, and human-centered approaches. She is a trailblazer in this area and curated culturally mindful, healing, and human-centered experiences all throughout the country.  Fatima is an innovator, transformer, and visionary. Her knowledge, skills, abilities, and practical advice of cultural competence and inclusivity through a healing lens offer companies access to creating equitable and inclusive environments.

Fatima is a thought leader and organizer.  By planting seeds of cultural mindfulness, she provides the tools to embrace cultural competency and inclusivity within practices, policies, and procedures. 

Fatima Mann is the Director of Community Advocacy and Healing Project, a 501 c(3) dedicated to cultivating culturally mindful, healing, and human-centered experiences and policy reform.

Serving as an AmeriCorps Vista, pushed her to become involved in combating police brutality through co-founding the Austin Justice Coalition (AJC) an Austin-based social justice organization. Her work with AJC allowed her to participate in the creation of the body-wearing camera policy for the Austin Police Department. She eventually attended and graduated in 2018, from  Southern University Law Center (SULC). As a full-time law student, Fatima co-founded Counter Balance: ATX (CBATX) an Austin-based self-care and social justice organization. Fatima served as Executive Director of CBATX,  receiving several awards, the 2018 National Association of Social Workers Public Citizen of the Year Award, 2018 Measure Austin Big Data & Community Policing Appreciation Award, and the 2017 Austin Community College Equity Activist Award. She also served as CBATX’s policy advisor and aided in the passing of the Sandra Bland Act. Upon graduation from law school, she recognized the need for advocacy through a healing lens and founded Community Advocacy and Healing Project.

 

CREDENTIALS:

Organizer• Trainer • Public Speaker • Curator

Lawyer • Certified Trauma-Informed Yoga Teacher  • Founder and Director of Community Advocacy and Healing Project

B.A. Political Science • B.A. History with Minor in Africana Studies • Juris Doctorate

 

CIVIC ENGAGEMENTS:

Director of Community Advocacy and Healing Project

Member of Mayor Adler’s Task Force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequalities

Partner and co-Founder

Brandis Rawls

Brandis Rawls is a partner of LHW. Brandis brilliantly builds bridges to connect people and systems.  Brandis is grounded in love and illustrates love through hugs, speaking truth and storytelling. Brandis is a highly experienced and qualified consultant and guide.  Brandis has served on various professional boards, holds two MBAs, and proudly mentors students and graduates of Southern A&M University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Brandis has over twenty years serving others professionally as a hotelier and personally as a member of Delta Sigma Theta. Brandis’ journey has been inspired by the love she has for herself and others. Brandis utilizes her lived experiences, skills, abilities, and knowledge of business and healing to serve others.

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