Introducing NAAFA Webinar Series 2020
The first in the NAAFA's webinar series, Fat Positive Event Planning for Beginners, will cover the basics of organizing fat positive events in your town. From a local book club to a dance or swim party, spending time together builds community.
The first in our series of presentations will be Fat Positive Event Planning for Beginners on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:00 PST, 7:00PM EST. Host Tigress Osborn, NAAFA Director of Community Outreach will lead the conversation with Redstreak Girl and Fat Girls Hiking Phoenix Chapter live from Palabras Bookstore in Phoenix Arizona. The webinar is co-sponsored by PHX Fat Force.
Redstreak Girl, aka Nicholet Deschine Parkhurst is Standing Rock Sioux and Navajo. Currently, Nicholet is a doctoral student in the Justice & Social Inquiry program at Arizona State University. She has earned a Master of Public Policy and Masters of Social Work. She is also owner and content creator of RedstreakGirl.com, a lifestyle and plus-size fashion blog. Nicolet started Redstreak Girl to increase the positive representation of Native Americans in social media. She is a co-founder of PHX Fat Force.
Amy Rios-Richardson, Phoenix chapter ambassador for Fat Girls Hiking, is a queer, Brown, feminist originally from Southern California. She moved to the Phoenix area with her wife and their two dogs in 2018. A recovering social worker, Amy is currently back in school working towards a certificate in Deaf Studies. She hopes to become an interpreter and work in deaf education. Amy has been the Phoenix chapter ambassador for Fat Girls Hiking since December 2019. AIong with hiking, Amy also enjoys cooking, watching sports, traveling, and kayaking.
This webinar is FREE OF CHARGE to all who wish to attend. All you need to do is register at: https://tinyurl.com/
Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit fat rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.
On the web: http://www.naafa.org