Fellow: Rita Phetmixay
Seed Lab Cohort: 2019/2020
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Rita is a Lao Isaan American femme/womxn politicized healing practitioner, survivor, community-lover, independent audio producer, and filmmaker. Currently based in Los Angeles, Rita strives to create accessible healing spaces for folx with marginalized identities, with a particular focus on the Lao diaspora and the intersections of QTBIPOC communities.Through “Healing Out Lao’d,” Rita facilitates stories through an audio storytelling format (aka podcast), and provides consultation and healing-centered workshops for communities active in social movements.
Mission: to provide the global Lao diaspora a safe, holistic healing space through multi-media and support services in order to thrive and build resilience.