Please join BodyImage4Justice (BI4J) on Friday evening, August 15th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, for the annual Kick Off Dinner and Awards Ceremony at SEIU, 26 West Street, Boston, MA 02111. This is the opening event of BI4J's annual LGBTQ Health and Wellness Weekend, which features hands-on classes and demonstrations, workshops and panel discussions on health, wellness, sports, and fitness topics, community merchants and organizations, good food, and more!
At the Dinner, BodyImage4Justice will honor two Champions of LGBTQ Health and Wellness: Mike's Fitness in Jamaica Plain and transgender elder, activist, and pioneer Rev. Louis Mitchell. We are also honored to have Kye Allums, the first openly transgender NCAA Division 1 college athlete, as our Guest Speaker for the evening.
The Dinner will be catered by Norma Rosario of Norma's Catering in Roxbury, MA, offering a Spanish-themed menu of delicious vegetarian and meat dishes.
Tickets are available now! Ticket prices are $30 for Adults and $15 for Youth (under 21). Conference attendees can buy tickets to the Kickoff Dinner at a reduced rate--please visit the LGBTQ Health and Wellness Weekend Adult Ticket page for the full list of ticket options, prices, and more information about the Wellness Weekend. Youth (21 years old and under) tickets for 1 day, the 2 day Weekend, or Weekend + Dinner can be purchased by clicking this link.
We hope you will join us for this wonderful event!
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BodyImage4Justice (BI4J) aims to bring the LGBTQ community together through the common causes and interests of body image, health, and wellness. We focus on empowerment and social justice for the trans community through events, workshops, political action, advocacy, and other activities that further our mission and support the health and well-being of community members. For more information about our events and work, visit our Web site at BI4J.org or Friend us on Facebook!