Image: Light-skinned Mestiza smiling and looking to the side with blue bandana covering their head, hoop earrings and a purple shirt. The backdrop is cacti and desert trees.
Contact Naomi: ortiz.freelancer at gmail.com
Naomi Ortiz is a writer, poet and visual artist who cracks apart common beliefs and spills out beauty. Naomi is a nationally known writer, speaker and trainer on self-care for activists, disability justice, and living in multiple worlds (intersectionality). She is a Disabled, Mestiza (Latina/Indigenous/White), raised in Latina/o/x culture, living in the U.S./Mexico borderlands. Naomi’s upcoming book, Sustaining Spirit: Self Care for Social Justice invites readers to delve into what self-care means in their lives by exploring the relationships between mind, body, spirit, heart and place to integrate self-care to survive and thrive. Sustaining Spirit: Self Care for Social Justice will be released in 2018.
Medium, September 2017: Surviving in the Liars’ Sandstorm
Naomi is available as a source and for personal essays and opinion editorial
Additional communication availability: Phone, videoconference