Jos Duncan

Jos Duncan is a multimedia producer, professional storyteller, and social entrepreneur with over fifteen years experience collaboratively creating and documenting community-centered narratives. She is the founder of Love Now Media, an empathy-centered media company that uses storytelling to advocate for social justice and wellness, now.
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Following Bill Cosby’s release, wellness advocates push for Consent Culture

Rape culture is a culture in which sexual violence is treated as the norm and projects blame for sexual assaults on the victims’ behavior, appearance,  or profession while exempting or excusing perpetrators of assault from accountability for the violence they’ve inflicted and and harm they’ve caused. Educators for Consent Culture, has been working to raise awareness about consent culture.

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The Importance of Midwives and the Skill and Science Behind Being One

By Nina Indigo

Researchers have brought a serious issue in midwifery to surface. They stress the importance of midwives and their need to better understand the skill and science of being one, specifically within their emotional intelligence. Why, because it’s essential to how well they perform their roles as midwives.

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11 Days of Love Stories Press Release

Love Now Media, a media and news organization that uplifts the voices of those advocating for justice, wellness, and equity will host its annual storytelling series 11 Days of Love Stories this year from June 14th to June 24th. The series returns for its fourth year or programs with daily TV and social media broadcasts, 7 new short documentaries and 3 live events, after skipping a year due to the pandemic. All 3 of Love Now Media’s 11 Days of Love Stories live events will be held at Sol Garden Studios located 1000 Buttonwood Street, in the Callowhill section of Philadelphia, PA.

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Wellness entrepreneurs of Color; agents of change during pandemic

By Jos Duncan

A quest for healing led the mother of 3 to search inwardly for purpose and spirituality. By January of 2020, she and Kuan Young, a visual artist and photographer, had plans to open an indoor healing garden that would sprout more than 100 plants, a waterfall, sound bowls and welcome natural sunlight.

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When Self-Love Is Sanity: Free mental health courses to help you stay sane while standing up to racism

Challenging racism is exhausting. For Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian communities, in particular, the pandemic has further unveiled racial disparities and systemic injustices in the United States. People of Color are often operating within spaces that uphold values rooted in white supremacy while being called upon to help solve diversity and equity issues. All of this, while dealing with their own personal, social, and cultural traumas… during a pandemic.

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Reawakening: Bridging gaps to jumpstart life after incarceration

While Radee Hammett was incarcerated, he witnessed a tragic act of violence that shifted his perspective on the value of his life. He is now a community leader, who uses his experience with incarceration to bridge the gap between prison life and the outside.

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11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Falling In Love

People fall in and out of love everyday. Rocky relationships often lead to marriage, children, divorce, or simply staying in dead relationship far too long. Once love is lost, people may develop a fear of love because they associate feelings of vulnerability with falling into a ‘sunken place’ of emotions and a complicated life course with someone who may not ultimately be the one.

Shesheena Bray
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The ‘me too.’ Movement’s New Program Director Has A History of Healing

The ‘me too.’ movement has a new Program Director with a history in healing and wellness-focused practices. Shesheena Bray, a Philadelphia-based mental health therapist starts full time in the role on February 15th.

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Love is a call to action and a challenge to tell new stories

Before the pandemic, we knew that there was a disconnect between mainstream news narratives and Black communities. Almost a year into the pandemic, we have experienced a multitude of moments that have crystallized the need for a shift in how stories are served up.

Love Stories

Float. Kick. Breathe.

Float. Kick. Breathe. By Stephanie Malson Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 6 Theme: Lessons on Love One. There is something both freeing and terrifying in that number. One. It’s...