Being Beautiful Together
By Trenda Loftin, Youth Programs Educator
& Jason Papallo, Marketing & E-Communications Specialist
“Standards of beauty” have been, and always will be, toxic forms of oppression that keep most down. This is one example of how we can begin shifting the negative narratives that come from society’s “standards of beauty.” Actively uplifting each other helps others see why they're beautiful!
Watch the video below to see how appropriately complimenting someone can completely change their perspective and improve their self-esteem.
Share how you uplift others around you with positivity using the hashtag #BeingBeautifulTogether.
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