I’m the guest speaker and leading a feminist craftivism project for the Southwest Idaho Chapter of the National Organization of Women for their Love Your Body Day on Sunday October 14, 2018 from 2-4pm at the Cole-Ustick Library in Boise. Free and open to the public (not recommended for children under age 13)
I've been invited to speak on self-love and positive body image as part of women's whole health at the annual Saint Alphonsus Hospital Foundation fundraiser Wine, Women & Wellness on stage with Carolyn Holly, September 13, 2018
Art & exhibition foreword in Print Boise III, a printmaking historic preservation exhibition at JUMP Boise, August 2-22, 2018, free and open to the public
RADCAMP: A Body Positive Boot Camp for Feminists, McCall, Idaho, private event for women in the Boise Rad Fat Collective, August 2018
Body Positivity & Size Acceptance: Advocating for Vulnerable Patients, private presentation for St. Luke's Hospital, co-presented with Marya Bruning, Registered Dietician, June 2018
Visiting activist, public lecture Taking Up Space: Fat Feminism, Body Liberation & Radical Change, 4pm, Valley Library Room 3622, Oregon State University, Monday May 7, 2018, free and open to the public
I Feel Pretty! Body Positive Movie Night Out with Curvy Girl Kate's, Friday April 27, 2018, Majestic Theater, Meridian, starting with drinks nearby at 6pm
RADCAMP: A Body Positive Boot Camp for Feminist Teens, April 21-22, 2018, Boise, ID - SOLD OUT!
2017 Wintry Market, an annual handmade for the holidays art + craft bazaar that I run each year, featuring 85+ Idaho makers, free and family-friends! Saturday November 18 10am-5pm and Sunday November 19 10am-5pm (VIP Opening Night Party November 17 SOLD OUT), JUMP Boise on 9th & Myrtle Streets
Hawthorne Elementary School Idaho Native Plants Learning Landscape & Teaching Garden Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, Hawthorne Elementary School, 2401 W. Targee Street, October 17, 2017, 4-5pm
I've been invited to be the guest speaker at Curvy Girl Kate's One Year Anniversary celebration! The event is free and open to the public and I'll be giving a 20 minute talk starting at 1:30pm on Saturday September 9, 2017 at the shop about positive body image and self-esteem. Following at 2pm I'll be joined by several other plus-sized babes (including many from my Boise Rad Fat Collective) in a fashion show featuring outfits from this amazing second-hand consignment shop sizes L-5X!
Boise Rad Fat Collective Birthday Party & Chunky Dunk Photo Shoot, August 26, 2017, open to members of the BRFC only in celebration of the 4th birthday of the group and the 2nd anniversary of my stand for self-love in the Capital City Public Market. Body positive pool party, weenie roast and photo shoot by Rachael Chappell Photography.
I'm putting on the 1st Annual RADCAMP : A Body Positive Boot Camp for Feminist Teens, Boise, Idaho, June 3-4, 2017. Just $89 for girls ages 13-15. FULL!
Keynote speaker at Idaho State University's 2017 Positive Body Image Week, Pocatello, Idaho, Monday March 13, 2017, 3:30pm at the Rendezvous Complex Suites
LulaRoe Fundraiser for first annual RADCAMP : A Body Positive Boot Camp for Feminist Teens, with the Boise Rad Fat Collective and LulaRoe consultant Tami Olsen, Friday February 17, 2017, 6-9pm.
I'm a guest speaker talking about positive body image at the Mighty Girls Book Club (for girls ages 11-14) with the Meridian Library District on Saturday, February 11 from 10:30-11:30am at the Silverstone branch library as they discuss "The War That Saved My Life" by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley with Amy Pence-Brown - Writer, Artist, Body Image Activist.
Register here: http://www.mld.org/events/mighty-girls-book-club-1
I'm honored to have been asked to model this year for the annual Festival of Trees Fashion Show to benefit the NICU at St. Alphonsus Hospital, Monday November 28, 2016, Boise Centre on the Grove (SOLD OUT)
Wintry Market, an annual handmade for the holidays art + craft bazaar that I run each year, featuring 66 Idaho makers, free and family-friends! Saturday November 19 10am-5pm and Sunday November 20 10am-3pm (VIP Opening Night Party November 18 SOLD OUT)
A Haunted Historic Walking Tour of Cloverdale Cemetery for Preservation Idaho, October 30, 2016, 1:30pm (SOLD OUT)
Presenting at the Fat Activism Conference : Tools For the Revolution, a virtual event from your own home/office, September 23-25, 2016
Presenting at the Fat Studies: Identity, Agency and Embodiment Conference at Massey University, New Zealand, June 29-30, 2016
I'll be the Master of Ceremonies at the 39th Annual Orchids & Onions Awards Luncheon for Preservation Idaho, Saturday May 21, 2016, Old Ada County Courthouse, Boise
TEDxBoise, this year's theme is REFRAMING RADICAL and I'm honored to be a speaker, Egyptian Theater, Boise, Idaho, April 2, 2016
Body Image Awareness Week, keynote speaker to celebrate week-long campus-wide event promoting body positivity and eating disorder awareness, University of Wyoming, 7pm, February 29, 2016
Body Image Awareness Week, keynote speaker to celebrate week-long campus-wide event promoting body positivity and eating disorder awareness, University of Idaho, keynote at Pitman Conference Center at 7pm, Moscow, Idaho, February 17, 2016 (free and open to the public)
THAT Camp 2016, keynote speaker for a one-day community and campus conference focused on humanities, technology and civil rights, Boise State University, Jordan Ballroom, keynote at 12:00pm, Boise, Idaho, February 13, 2016 (free and open to the public)