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Embodied Activism by Rae Johnson
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May 30, 2023 | ISBN 9781623176990

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“Rae Johnson integrates decades of work in embodiment and social justice and makes the living of this accessible. While individual actions alone don’t create wide-spread social change, practicing deep embodied development can make our organizing for systemic change more powerful, more liberatory, and more possible. Rae’s invitation to embodied activism offers me a wide and pragmatic hope.”
—STACI K. HAINES, PHD, author of The Politics of Trauma and cofounder of generative somatics

“Accessible and deeply engaging, Embodied Activism weaves Dr. Johnson’s personal experience and scholarship with the stories of community members, healing practitioners, and activists to show how knowing, working with, and radically loving our bodies is absolutely vital to the work of social justice.”
—KAI CHENG THOM, MSW, MSc, author of I Hope We Choose Love

“Johnson deftly makes the invisible visible and in doing so opens a critically important pathway to decolonize our bodies so that our insides align with our outside actions to build a just world.” 
—LISA JO EPSTEIN, PHD, founder and executive and artistic director at Just Act

“A ‘must-read’ that will quickly become an important companion in our embodied work for liberation.”
—BETH BERILA, PHD, author of Integrating Mindfulness into Anti-Oppression Pedagogy

“This wonderful, profoundly empowering, and highly accessible book is a mustread for anyone engaged in the work of liberation and social change, or anyone who has a body.”
—NICK WALKER, PhD, author of Neuroqueer Heresies

“A blueprint for not only governing ourselves from a somatic, intrapersonal framework, but also how to intentionally engage others in a way that sparks the senses….”
—ANGELA M. GRAYSON, PhD, president of the American Dance Therapy Association

“This book could not appear at a better time. Loud and highly combative voices commanding the public sphere make it difficult to think through our differences together in a respectful yet honest way. This book offers help in damping down the fires to gain access to fresh solutions.” 
—DON HANLON JOHNSON, PhD, editor of Diverse Bodies, Diverse Practices

“This book gives us hope for the future, because it provides exceptional guidance and wisdom for our thoughtful self-reflection, giving us a radical new way of envisioning societal change.”
—FANNY BREWSTER, PhD, author of Racial Legacies

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