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FREE Evening Book Launch Party, Hosted by Shakti Butler
August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDTCost: Free
About the Event
Join Shakti Butler, PhD, transformative educator, activist, filmmaker, visionary wisdom keeper, in celebrating Sarah Peyton and Roxy Manning’s new antiracism book series! Our evening launch celebration runs from 5 PM – 6:30 PM PDT, and features a sneak peek into Roxy’s new books, How to Have Antiracist Conversations: Embracing Our Full Humanity to Challenge White Supremacy and The Antiracist Heart: A Self-Compassion and Activism Handbook, co-authored by Sarah.
Attending the book event enters you into a chance to win free, signed copies of both books. (For two chances to win, come to both sessions!)
How to Register
>> Registering for this event will register you for all free events in August’s AntiRacist Books Launch Week Experience. We’ll send you notifications about the events, including how to join, and you’ll also be added to Sarah and Roxy’s mailing lists. You can unsubscribe at any time.
About the Host
Shakti Butler, PhD., is a transformative educator, activist, filmmaker, visionary wisdom keeper, whose work invites new questions and practices that cultivate conditions for liberation. Her passion is engaging people and organizations in
processes that support self-inquiry which leads to resilience, transformation, and an expansion of individual and collective awareness of our mutual interdependence.
Dr Butler wrote the forward to How to Have Antiracist Conversations and is deeply moved to celebrate the birth of this book and its companion, The Antiracist Heart, into the world!
Dr. Butler’s five documentary films focus on racial equity, healing, and social justice. The most widely watched is Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, which is considered a foundational piece in many organizations in the process of transformation.
As a keynote speaker, workshop leader and facilitator, Shakti has helped transform hundreds of institutions, organizations, government agencies, foundations, and businesses. The focus of her work is the creation of spaces that build deeper relationships anchored in trust, connection, collaboration, and wellbeing to support outcomes for engagement in the work of embracing change that is more just, equitable and uplifting.
About Sarah & Roxy
Sarah Peyton, Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and neuroscience educator, integrates brain science and the use of resonant language to heal personal and collective trauma with exquisite gentleness.
Sarah is a sought-after expert who brings neuroscience expertise together with depth work, self-compassion, and the transformative potential of language. She works with audiences internationally to create a compassionate understanding of the effects of relational trauma on the brain, and teaches people how words change and heal us.
Sarah teaches and lectures internationally and is the author of four books on relational neuroscience and self-compassion: Your Resonant Self: Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain’s Capacity for Healing, the companion Your Resonant Self Workbook: From Self-sabotage to Self-care, and Affirmations for Turbulent Times: Resonant Words to Soothe Body and Mind, and The Antiracist Heart: A Self-Compassion and Activism Handbook, co-authored alongside Roxy Manning, PhD.
Dr. Roxy Manning is a clinical psychologist and certified Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) trainer. She brings decades of service experience to her work interrupting explicitly and implicitly oppressive attitudes and cultural norms. Dr. Manning has worked, consulted, and provided training across the US with businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations wanting to move towards equitable and diverse workplace cultures, as well as internationally in over 10 countries with individuals and groups committed to social justice.
As a psychologist, she works in San Francisco serving the homeless and disenfranchised mentally ill population. Her life experience as an Afro-Caribbean immigrant combined with her academic training and professional work as a licensed clinical psychologist and CNVC Certified Trainer have cultivated a deep passion in her for work that supports social change at the personal, interpersonal, and systemic levels.
Dr Manning is the author of two books, How to Have Antiracist Conversations and The Antiracist Heart: A Self-Compassion and Activism Handbook, co-authored with Sarah Peyton. You can read more about Roxy on her website.