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Community Brunch

Community Brunch and Conversation 


Sonya Renee Taylor

Sonya Renee Taylor 

Author of the The Body is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love


March 16, 2018
11:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Divinity School Reading Room 

Sonya Renee Taylor will share from her work as the founder and visionary behind  The Body is Not An Apology ; inviting us to join in her paradigm shifting approach to liberation and justice making through “Radical Self Love and Body Empowerment.” She will then be joined in conversation by several VDS students whose work centers on themes of embodiment, healing, and reproductive, sexual, and racial justice. Join us for a lively, heartening, empowering brunch and conversation.

Sonya Renee Taylor is the Founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not An Apology, an international movement and organization committed to radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation. Sonya’s work as an award winning Performance Poet, Activist and transformational leader continues to have global reach. Sonya is a former National and International poetry slam champion, author, educator and activist who has mesmerized audiences across the US, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, England, Scotland, Sweden, Canada and the Netherlands as well as in prisons, mental health treatment facilities, homeless shelters, universities, festivals and public schools across the globe.

Free and Open to the Public but Reservations Necessary
Please RSVP to (615) 936-8453 or register below by March 14, 2018.

Sponsored By: 

Vanderbilt Divinity School

Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender and Sexuality

Cal Turner Program on Moral Leadership in the Professions

Project Dialogue

Office of Religious Life

Margaret Cuninggum Women’s Center

Kelly Miller Smith Institute on Black Church Studies

Vocations in Racial Justice: Transdisciplinary Activist, Practitioner, Scholar (TAPS) Program

Vanderbilt's Women’s and Gender Studies

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