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Educational and Support Events Happening Soon

February 23, 2011
San Diego Chapter of iaedp Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Free event open to the public 7-9pm Featuring: Michelle M. Lelwica, ThD, Author: The Religion of Thinness
San Diego, CA

February 26, 2011
ESTEEM: A Fashion Show @ Saks Fifth Avenue at Galleria Dallas a celebration of healthy-body image and positive self-esteem. Girls and women, boys and men, of all ages, sizes and shapes will model the gorgeous fashions of Saks Fifth Avenue while increasing awareness about eating disorders. To learn more, please visit the Elisa Project site.
Dallas, TX

March 3-6, 2011
IAEDP Symposium 2011
"Evidence-Based Treatment and Treatment-Based Evidence"
Speakers include: Peter Levine, PhD, Margo Maine, PhD, Pauline Powers, MD, Kimberli McCallum, MD, Ralph Carson, RD, PhD. Hosted by: iaedp
Phoenix, AZ

March 5-6
Be Body Positive Workshop
A life-changing opportunity to learn to trust your body's innate wisdom, gain confidence to make life-affirmting choices, and build a supportive community based on a shared positive body image.
For men and women ages 17 and up. Student discounts available.
San Francisco Bay Area, College of Marin

March 27, 2011
2011 Merrick's Walk & 5K Fun Run
Registration begins at 12:00 pm
All proceeds benefit EDIN (Eating Disorders Information Network)
For more information: Lisbeth Rhine at: or 404-979-280
The Galloway School, 215 West Wieuca Road, NW,
Atlanta, Georgia

March 18-19, 2011
Endangered Species: Preserving the Female Body
A brainstorming summit for activists to share ideas about launching a united campaign to STOP the assault of our visual culture on girls and women (and increasingly on boys and men). Concurrent summits in London, Buenos Aires, Melbourne and Sao Paulo.
New York City