University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Nurturing the Diverse Soul

Local authors and activists Naomi Ortiz and Michelle Tellez discuss how staying rooted in their culture helps women of color thrive and build resilience in activism, self-care and motherhood.

Naomi Ortiz

Naomi Ortiz is a facilitator, writer, poet and visual artist. She believes that caring for the world should not burn us out. Her book, "Sustaining Spirit: Self Care for Social Justice" guides readers to explore how self-care can work in everyday life, through examining our relationships with ourselves, community and place....

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Michelle Tellez

Dr. Michelle Téllez, an interdisciplinary scholar trained in Community Studies, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies and Education, writes about identity, mothering, transnational community formation, cross-border labor organizing, gendered migration, autonomy and resistance along the U....

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