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Love the Skin You're In


WE ARE on a mission to teach young women

that the most IMPORTANT part of

their body is their HEART.

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Love the Skin You're In


WE ARE on a mission to teach young women

that the most IMPORTANT part of

their body is their HEART.

 

Mental Health   Media Literacy   Mindfulness

Watch Our Story of Growing Resiliency One Talk at a Time...

 

Love the Skin You’re In is a nonprofit resiliency and leadership project that inspires young women to think critically about the ways in which the media present body image, race, sexuality, and self-worth. We lead girls on a dynamic audio-visual journey from self-objectification, fear, and division to self-compassion, empathy, and unity.   

 
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Events


IMAGINE every girl in your school in the gym.

We set HEARTS FREE from looks-based competition.

A journey to the POWER of CONNECTION.

Because we're all in this TOGETHER.

 

Events


IMAGINE every girl in your school in the gym.

We set HEARTS FREE from looks-based competition.

A journey to the POWER of CONNECTION.

Because we're all in this TOGETHER.

 

INSTAGRAM STORIES FROM OUR CALIFORNIA TOUR

#pajarovalley #santacruz #resiliency #sisters #sovereignty #bodyposi #anti-racism #self-confidence #healthy #lovetheskinyourein

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 September 2019 California Tour

09/06 César chavez middle school, pajaro valley, ca, girls

(Thank you rodriguez farms)

Hazelton Elementary school, stockton, california, TBD

09/12 pajaro valley high school, pajaro valley, ca, girls

(Thank you rodriguez farms)

09/13 pajaro valley high school, Pajaro valley, ca, boys

(Thank you rodriguez farms)

09/19 lakeview middle school, pajaro valley, ca, girls

(Thank you rodriguez farms)

10/01 rolling hills middle school, Pajaro valley, ca, girls

(Thank you rodriguez farms)

10/04 Branciforte middle school, santa cruz, california, girls

10/15 césar chavez high school, stockton, california, girls

TBD cal poly, san luis obispo, california

(Thank you body posi club)

We support the advocacy movements that reflect our intersecting and multiple identities. Alongside our gatherings of girls and female-identified students, we seek to unify our communities, grounded in relationships with LGBTQ groups and those from diverse backgrounds to uplift and expand gender norms, expectations and stereotypes.

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Join Our Tribe


Join Our Tribe


 Bringing the Sisterhood to Social!

Let’s talk about all the ways that people can connect with Love the Skin You’re in here.

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Brie Mathers


Brie Mathers


 

About Brie

I'm going to wing this and go first person. This work was born out of my high school battle with an eating disorder. I ached so much during that time that I wanted to light the way forth for other young women; and in a culture that provides endless fodder for demystifying harmful representations of women, I cannot see the end of this labour of love in sight!

I've travelled the world, filling my cup by speaking to over 100 000 teen girls worldwide with my multi-media event Love the Skin You’re In. Some of the highlights have included being on stage at Bay Area TEDx, a 2018 European Tour and a National Youth Week Tour across New Zealand. I have a fire in my belly to inspire young women to find compassion within themselves, and to resist the looks-based competition that floods their Instagram feeds.  In solidarity and sisterhood, I believe we can gather our hearts together to lead a new conversation about our bodies and beings. I'm Canadian-born, McGill University-educated, the author of Freedom to Blossom, and I live between Muskoka, Ontario, Canada and Oakland, California with my fiancé. It has been the greatest privilege of my life to stand in raw vulnerability before 500 girls at a time and share my insight. 

 

With open heart and warm light,