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Karla’s Book Club! New Voices for Transformation
February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Voices for Transformation
Using the wisdom of BIPOC voices as our foundation, join Karla each month to explore personal transformation, development and growth through the magic of books.
This book club will focus on the themes and ideas presented in the monthly book choice. We will explore how these ideas can influence, inspire, and teach us to live more fully in the life we are creating for ourselves.
Karla’s choices will be thought provoking and powerful. She is excited to be amplifying, elevating, spotlighting and celebrating these brilliant authors of colour, who all too often are underrepresented.
As a Personal Transformation Coach and author, Karla will lead these discussions to promote the possibilities of deep shifts in our ways of being, feeling and acting.
To be part of this awesome book club is easy! Just read the book selection, RSVP to get access to the zoom link, and join Karla every fourth Tuesday of the month for an engaging, interactive, informal conversation.
A couple of notes:
You are welcome to join even if you haven’t read the book. We will focus more on the ideas and themes of the book than on the specific content.
When purchasing the monthly book selection, I encourage you to buy locally and from a BIPOC bookstore if possible. In Toronto I shop at A Different Booklist, https://www.adifferentbooklist.com/
Please make sure you register to get access to the zoom link. Please be prepared to use a device with video on the call. You will be asked to turn your video on for the call to promote great dialogue and community.
First event: TUESDAY FEBRUARY 23, 7-8:30 pm
Fee: $5 (All proceeds to be donated each month to an organization supporting racial justice, equity, and inclusion)
February Book Club Selection:
All About Love: New Visions by Bell Hooks
“The word ‘love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet we would all love better if we used it as a verb,” writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provocative and intensely personal, renowned scholar, cultural critic and feminist bell hooks offers a proactive new ethic for a society bereft with lovelessness–not the lack of romance, but the lack of care, compassion, and unity. People are divided, she declares, by society’s failure to provide a model for learning to love.
As bell hooks uses her incisive mind to explore the question “What is love?” her answers strike at both the mind and heart. Razing the cultural paradigm that the ideal love is infused with sex and desire, she provides a new path to love that is sacred, redemptive, and healing for individuals and for a nation. The Utne Reader declared bell hooks one of the “100 Visionaries Who Can Change Your Life.” All About Love is a powerful, timely affirmation of just how profoundly her revelations can change hearts and minds for the better.