ALL DAY, EVERY DAY -DOC
Real. Raw. Authentic.
pursuing justice to break every chain
“The paradox of education is precisely this — that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated." - James A. Baldwin
Doc believes in education and creating communities for transformative, adult learning. Doc is completing their third doctoral program at Morgan State University in the School of Community Health and Policy. As a DrPH student, Doc's work is grounded in carceral abolition, complex trauma, addiction recovery.
Dr. L.A. McCrae is a graduate of the Doctorate of Ministry program at Wesley Theological Seminary. While at Wesley, Doc completed studies in the Public Engagement Track with a focus on recovery chaplaincy. Doc also completed advanced studies in addiction recovery earning a doctorate from the New Theology School. The New Theology School appointed Doc as the Stokely Carmichael/Kwame Toure Professor of Street Theology.
Doc wears many hats. In their role as Chief Executive Office of Orange Oasis, Inc., Doc manages the strategic growth of a portfolio of Black and queer businesses. In 2023, Doc was appointed as the Chief Clinical Officer of Orange Oasis. At OOH, Doc also serves as the Director of Integrated Behavioral Health and developing new programs and curricula for adults. Doc also serves as a clinician with Inner County Outreach.
Doc is called to the Great Believing and this project called liberation, pursuing justice in the following areas.
#EndMoneyBail #BabiesAndBailouts #NBO
Interrupting the system of mass incarceration by decareration and healing unaddressed and undiagnosed trauma.
Articulating health disparities for historically and demographically marginalized and disenfranchised communities.
Doc is an expert in socio-behavioral epidemiology, with specialties in traumatic brain injury, complex & cumulative trauma, and addictions.
Empowering those who feel voiceless and powerless
Raising awareness & Increasing political consciousness
EMERGENT LIBERATION THEOLOGY
Witnessing the Great Believing through the lineage of a Black Methodism
Acknowledging the deep pains of trauma to companion and guide folx through transformation
Collaborating with vested community partners addressing the opioid crisis
Showing up. Real. Authentic. Raw.
One day at a time.