She said she was taught to hate herself. Gloria Lucas, a body positivity activist and founder of Nalgona Body Positivity Pride, gave a presentation on historical trauma and its connections to the present-day self as a person of color dealing with eating disorders.
For Juliana Garcia, a Riverside City College student, the Cesar Chavez Day celebration hit home.
“My great grandpa stood by Cesar’s side when they were walking. It’s important to be grateful of where our produce comes from,” Garcia said.