March 16: Radical Self-Care & The Power of Poetry with Lydia Collins

Please note, this session has been rescheduled from Feb. 27, 2023.

All Black survivors, whether or not they are a part of the UofT community, are welcome to join us for this free, virtual session on March 16 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Author, Educator, and Creator Lydia Collins will explore the concept of radical self-care, and how we can incorporate it into our everyday lives. This session will also include an interactive poetry writing activity!

This session is being offered in collaboration with the Black Students Association.

About Lydia Collins

Lydia Collins (she/her) is an Author, Educator, and Content Creator who brings an accessible, anti-racist and intersectional approach to sexual health education. Through her work, Lydia aims to equip individuals with the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their bodies.

Lydia has published three chapbooks of poetry between the years of 2019 – 2021, produced a video project, Joy Is Our Birthright, and most recently published her essay “Love Isn’t A Zero-Sum Game” in The New York Times’ modern love column. Lydia is currently the Gender Based Violence Prevention Project Coordinator for the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, a sexual health education content creator on Tik Tok, and is in the process of writing her first fiction manuscript; a collection of short stories.