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Break Free & Step Into Your Power: Linda Kay Klein, Pure and Jamia Wilson, Step Into Your Power in conversation with Alisa Roadcup
June 8 from 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Jamia Wilson, author of Young Gifted and Black, Step Into Your Power: 23 Lessons on How to Live your Best Life, and co-author of Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All, and Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free and founder of Break Free Together discuss the importance of claiming yourself, your body, and your power, moderated by Alisa Roadcup, Chicago-based advocate for women and girls’ rights for 20 years.
Linda Kay Klein is the founder of Break Free Together— a not-for-profit organization that uses story exchange to help people claim themselves, their stories, and their bodies—and the author of PURE: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free.
Jamia Wilson is the author of Young Gifted & Black, Step Into Your Power: 23 Lessons on How to Live your Best Life, and co-author of Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism & Advocacy for All. She wrote the oral history in Together We Rise. www.jamiawilson.org
Alisa’s 20 year career has focused on advancing the rights of women. Honored as an International Leader by Chicago Woman magazine, and named an Emerging Leader by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Alisa has appeared on NPR and frequently speaks on issues of forced migration and women’s rights.