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Body Sense

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - Established
Purpose Statement: Our purpose is to advocate for a more inclusive Body Positivity Movement by exploring the intersectionality of identity and our relationships with our bodies. We believe strongly that body positivity is not a "women's issue." We are unique in that we attempt to embrace the movement while shifting away from its overwhelming focus on cisgendered white women. We aim to take our meeting discussions deeper than the typical rhetoric of "barbie dolls and social media." With this in mind, meeting themes surround body image, self-love, wellness, and the stigma surrounding eating disorders. We aim to accomplish these goals through meetings every other week, social events, collaborations with other student orgs, and the coordination of the Columbus, OH, National Eating Disorders Assosiation (NEDA) Walk each spring. In 2019, we raised over $30,000 for research and treatment of eating disorders.
Primary Leader: Leah Merritt
Secondary Leader: Jada Orahood
Treasurer Leader: Lily Furgeson
Advisor: Janele Bayless
Organization Email: bodysenseohiostate@gmail.com
Facebook Group Page: https://www.facebook.com/BodySenseO
Website: Not Listed
Primary Type: Awareness/Activism
Secondary Types: Special Interest
Awareness/Activism
Primary Make Up: Undergraduate
Constitution: 2019_09_09_11_06_51_4233.doc 
Meeting Time and Place: Every other Thursday 7:30pm-8:30pm
1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: 337 W 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: Co-presidents Lauren (evans.2127) or Julia (galasso.14)
Time of Year for New Membership: Anyone is welcome to join at any point in time during the school year, or pop into an individual meeting.
How does a Prospective Member Apply: Come to one of our meetings, email us, check out our social media! Instagram: bodysenseosu
Charge Dues: No