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Every Body Is A Good Body: Disability Justice, Fat Activism, & Mental Health, a Conversation w/ Virgie Tovar and Alex Locust

Every Body Is A Good Body: Disability Justice, Fat Activism, & Mental Health, a Conversation w/ Virgie Tovar and Alex Locust

Join us for a conversation with Virgie Tovar and Alex Locust on fat activism, disabilities (both invisible and visible), and our mental health.

Thursday, May 14th, 7:00 PM

Meeting ID: 890 5273 6506

Password: 892947

Web link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89052736506?pwd=citjRE95UDgvanhDM1RyVGIxQWpBdz09 

Or call in: (669) 900-6833

This event is part of Burlingame Reads 2020. Visithttps://www.burlingame.org/library/explore/burlingamereads.php for more information on this virtual program!


Virgie Tovar is the author of The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color and You Have the Right to Remain Fat. She hosts the podcast Rebel Eaters Club, is a contributor for Forbes.com, and started the hashtag campaign #LoseHateNotWeight. 
Photo credit: Andria Lo

Alex Locust is a counselor-coordinator, providing substance use counseling rooted in harm reduction at the Stonewall Project within the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. In addition, Alex is passionately committed to educating others on how to adopt a disability justice framework for community building and strives to empower other disabled folx to feel included in the movement.

Photo credit: Rob Evans

 

The Burlingame Public Library is one of 26 California libraries chosen for Book to Action 2020, funded by the California Center for the Book.

California Center for the Book is a program of the California Library Association, supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

 

Date:
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Categories:
  Adult     Author Event     Book Group     Discussions     Teens  

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