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.
|Where:||Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)|
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....
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....