27th Letter Books invites you to join us as we present author Nedra Glover Tawwab, in conversation with Racheal Allen, around Tawwab's newest book Drama Free: A Guide to Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships. Following their conversation, Tawwab will be on-site for a book signing and meet and greet with attendees.
Please note: this is a ticketed-only event; tickets can be purchased through the event page on eventbrite.
Nedra Glover Tawwab is the author of the New York Times bestseller Set Boundaries, Find Peace. A licensed therapist and sought-after relationship expert, she has practiced relationship therapy for more than fifteen years. Tawwab has appeared as an expert on The Red Table Talk, The Breakfast Club, Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning, to name a few. Her work has been highlighted in The New York Times, The Guardian, and Vice, and has appeared on numerous podcasts, including Good Life Project, Sofia with an F, and Therapy for Black Girls. Tawwab runs a popular Instagram account where she shares practices, tools, and reflections for mental health and hosts weekly Q&As about boundaries and relationships. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family. For more information, see nedratawwab.com.
Racheal Allen is an accomplished executive leader, serial entrepreneur and speaker with a passion for helping Black women leverage entrepreneurship as a pathway out of poverty. As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certified strategist, Racheal has nearly 20 years of experience launching and managing complex operations. Racheal is the CEO and Principal Strategist for Operations School | OPSIDIA, an integrated agency that helps startups and nonprofits build operational capacity through a diverse collective of operations practitioners. Recent recognition includes being named Small Business Hero of the Year by Connect313, a Young American Leader by Harvard Business School, and to Crain's Detroit Business' 40 Under Forty. At Centric Place, she leads entrepreneurial training, workshops and membership experiences. For more information, see rachealallen.com.
The price of the ticket covers one copy per attendee of Tawwab's new book Drama Free. (The small price difference after sales tax will be donated to the associated book drive for local non-profit Alternatives for Girls.) Additional copies of Drama Free, or Tawwab's first book Set Boundaries, Find Peace and the accompanying Set Boundaries, Find Peace Workbook may be purchased on-site or in advance via 27th Letter Books.
The doors to the venue will open at 5:00pm with the event beginning promptly at 6:00pm.
Accessibility: The event will be hosted off-site at Wayne State University's St. Andrew's Hall. The event venue is wheelchair accessible with a ramp at the southern entrance of the building. 27th Letter Books events comply with federal guidelines on masking based on the current CDC-determined Wayne County Community COVID Levels. For other questions or accommodation requests (e.g. ASL Interpreter services), please contact Erin Pineda via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone (voice or text) at 313-652-1552, preferably at least one week in advance of the event.
Parking: Paid street parking via the City of Detroit is available along 3rd Ave/Anthony Wayne Dr and W Warren Ave. The nearest paid parking garage is located north of St. Andrew's Hall at 5150 Service Dr.
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