Join poet, activist, and author Sonya Renee Taylor in an evening of art and joy as she celebrates the arrival of her newest labor of love, The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love with her Bay area family. Tickets are limited to 150 attendees, so please be sure to reserve your ticket to this free event!

In a revolutionary departure from the corporate self-help and body-positivity movement, and with an examination of the intersection of radical self-love and social justice, The Body Is Not an Apology takes its name from the movement Taylor started and the organization she directs. The Body Is Not an Apology offers radical self-love as the balm to heal the wounds inflicted by these violent systems. Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength. As we awaken to our own indoctrinated body shame, we feel inspired to awaken others and to interrupt the systems that perpetuate body shame and oppression against all bodies. When we act from this truth on a global scale, we usher in the transformative opportunity of radical self-love, which is the opportunity for a more just, equitable, and compassionate world — for us all.

This event is co-sponsored by Impact Hub Oakland and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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Date & Time

14 February 2018 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm


Impact Hub Oakland – 2323 Broadway, Oakland, CA


Updated on 31 January 2018