March Fourth is the only date that is a complete sentence and some people have started celebrating it as a day of significance. March Forth encourages people to do something new that enriches their own lives or the lives of people in their community. Join us as we march forth into a new year of continued growth and awareness. We are excited to feature Sonya Renee Taylor in our first event of 2021.
Sonya Renee Taylor is the author of the best-selling book The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love. Sonya’s work as an award winning performance poet, activist and transformational leader continues to have global reach. Sonya will be our guest as we host this virtual community presentation and conversation on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. MST.
Register for free or pay what you can with a suggested donation of $20. Donations will support The Eating Disorder Foundation
Sonya Renee Taylor is the Founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not An Apology, a digital media and education company with content reaching half a million people each month.
Sonya’s work as an award winning performance poet, activist and transformational leader continues to have global reach. She 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.
She was named one of Planned Parenthood’s 99 Dream Keepers in 2015 as well as a Planned Parenthood Generation Action’s 2015 Outstanding Partner awardee. She was named one of the 12 Women Who Paved the Way for Body Positivity by Bustle Magazine and, in September 2015, she was honored as a YBCA 100, an annual compilation of creative minds, makers, and pioneers who are asking the questions and making the provocations that will shape the future of American culture; an honor she shared alongside author Ta-Nehisi Coates, artist Kara Walker, filmmaker Ava Duvernay and many more.
Sonya and her work have been seen, heard and read on HBO, BET, MTV, TV One, NPR, PBS, CNN, Oxygen Network, The New York Times, New York Magazine, MSNBC.com, Today.com, Huffington Post, Vogue Australia, Shape.com, Ms. Magazine and many more.
The mission of The Colorado Community Collaborative is to create opportunities for connection, education, and awareness among communities affected by eating disorders in Colorado and beyond.