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FREE Evening Book Launch Party, Hosted by Shakti Butler

August 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Come celebrate and learn about Sarah and Roxy’s new books!

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!)

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About the Host

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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 the Authors

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Dr. Roxy Manning, a clinical psychologist and social justice advocate, specializes in building resilience and equity. Her experience as a Black Caribbean immigrant informs her work with diverse groups globally, focusing on healing internalized oppression and empowering transformative dialogue. She is an assessor and certified trainer in Nonviolent Communication. Roxy is the author of How to Have Antiracist Conversations and co-author of The Antiracist Heart. She also co-hosts the Fierce Compassion podcast with Sarah.

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Sarah Peyton, CNVC Certified Trainer, author and neuroscience educator offers trainings focused on learning and using resonant language to transform the brain and heal trauma with exquisite gentleness and self-warmth. Sarah has a particular interest in the way human brains respond to power differentials and microaggressions, the social trauma that can result, and how to use resonant healing to support people in restoring dignity and reclaiming their full power.

Sarah teaches and lectures internationally and is the author of four books on relational neuroscience and self-compassion, including her latest release: The Antiracist Heart: A Self-Compassion and Activism Handbook, co-authored alongside Roxy Manning, PhD. justice.


August 29, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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