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    Cleo Wade

    Artist, Poet, Author & Activist

    Cleo Wade is the author of the bestselling book Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life. Her poetry, artwork, and prose speak to our collective power to create change through an individual commitment to self-care, beloved community building, and social justice. Wade has been named one of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by Marie Claire, one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, and the “Millennial Oprah” by New York. She sits on the board of the Lower East Side Girls Club, the National Black Theatre in Harlem, and the advisory board of Gucci’s Chime for Change.

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