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Whose Plate is This, Really? Exploring Cultural Nuances Between Food and Eating Disorder Recovery
September 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Individuals should have the liberty to recover from eating disorders without sacrificing their culture. In this talk, Dr. Joy Cox will discuss the importance of honoring the diversity of food, food preparation, and bodies, while exposing the ways that white supremacist thought impedes holistic healing.
Following this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Reframe how food is discussed and understood in non-white cultures
- Take action to modify their practice to include diversity of thought as it relates to food and food preparation
- Identify some of the ways that white supremacy infiltrates how food and accompanied practices are debased in non-white cultures