What does the word disabled mean? Recently, I watched a video of a woman named Aimee Mullins giving a speech about the misconceptions of what the word means. I also want to say that this woman knows what she is talking about because she has a disability herself. I encourage you to watch the video that is apart of my blog to hear Ms. Mullins inspiring story.
“The Art of Devotion” lines the wall on one side of the studio. People eat at tables, and the sound of Wagogo’s rhythm fills the room from the corner that serves as their performance space in Offcenter Art Studio. It’s First Friday Coffee House, and we’re having a great time.
An eating disorder is a mental illness that if not treated can be deadly. A person with an eating disorder goes through a period of time when disturbances in eating and exercising occur due to the distorted attitude towards their self-image and self-worth (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research).
So, what is it to be a youth organizer? A group of people can make big changes. Change doesn’t have to be a tedious process as long as there are passionate people involved. You can make the change you want, and it can be fun.