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Tongue Tied: Breaking the Language Barrier to Animal Liberation by Hanh Nguyen You will have the option to meet at Pure Joy Massage & Yoga to discuss the book in person or you will have the option to Zoom. Joy Lawrence is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: VEGAN BOOK GROUP ~ November 9th at 7pm Time: Nov 9,[masked]:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9388684164?pwd=NlY4SUhpcXBjQ0hyLytYUFBQVGt0QT09 Meeting ID:[masked] Passcode: NJoy Words matter; they mold and mirror our values and our reality. And so it is with the language we use to think and talk about species other than our own. In Tongue-Tied, Hanh Nguyen unpacks the many metaphors, meanings, and grammatical formulations that speak to and echo our physical exploitation of other-than-human animals, and shows how they constrain our abilities to relate to our animal kin fairly and honestly. Full of subtle insights and richly suggestive observations, and drawing from Nguyen’s own cross-cultural experiences, Tongue-Tied offers a glimpse of a language that is freed from euphemistic self-deception, one that accepts definition without limitation and difference without hierarchy. Join fellow vegans as we look for answers and solutions in our continuing quest for a non-violent, healthier world. We meet the 2nd Monday of every month at Pure Joy Studio at Pure Joy Massage & Yoga. Please know that you do not need to be vegan to attend. We welcome those who are looking into the benefits of veganism and support. Group will be from 7-9pm in Pure Joy Studio in Westerville. www.purejoymassage.com. There is no cost for this book group.
The All People's Fresh Market distributes fresh produce to anyone who meets the income eligibility requirements. People are able to receive food once a day, every day, that the market is open! Due to the pandemic, the market has adapted to a drive-up/walk-up service system in order to minimize contact and maximize the safety of volunteers, staff, and community members. On November 21st, we will be staffing the market! We need 8 volunteers for each of the following shifts: 8:30 to 11:30 AM 11 AM to 1 PM If you plan to volunteer, please RSVP GOING to this event, and write in the discussion section which shift you will attend (see my comment for an example). If you plan to volunteer, I ask that you please COMMIT to showing up. I will be checking in with everyone who has RSVP’d the week before the event, to ensure that we will have enough volunteers to safely and effectively staff the market that day. Thanks for your cooperation!
READER'S CHOICE this month! Have a vegan book you haven't had a chance to read yet? A vegan movie/documentary you have been wanting to watch? This month we will have the opportunity to pick a vegan book or movie and bring your thoughts, reviews and reflections on it to the group. Everyone will have some undivided time to share on how this book or movie influenced you in some way. Please make certain that anything you bring to the group is vegan in nature... activism, food, inspiration, etc. This will give all of us a chance to get some ideas for reading/watching time ourselves with the winter months coming up. You may meet us at Pure Joy Studio (wearing masks and keeping a proper distance) or link up to Zoom Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9388684164?pwd=NlY4SUhpcXBjQ0hyLytYUFBQVGt0QT09 Meeting ID:[masked] Passcode: NJoy Please contact Noah or me if you have any questions.