Kimberly Dark is a writer, professor and storyteller, working to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life so that we can reclaim our power as social creators.
She’s the author of Damaged Like Me,Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old, The Daddies and Love and Errors, and her essays, stories and poetry are widely published in academic and popular online publications alike. Her ability to make the personal political is grounded in her training as a sociologist, and you can find her course offerings in Sociology at Cal State San Marcos and Writing/Arts at Cal State Summer Arts.
Kimberly hosts Professional Development Intensives in Hawaii, and travels internationally to offer workshops, lectures, and performances that use storytelling to make big, complex ideas relatable at campuses, conferences, companies and anywhere people seek startling revelations and positive change. Beloved by diverse audiences, Kimberly crosses boundaries to show how we must engage all the wisdom and verve we have to create the most compassionate, fair and inclusive world we can.
Once a month, join Kimberly for FREE on Zoom for the Hope Desk! It's like a social equality help desk where she'll answer questions that folks have been writing in...
What: Zoom in at 3p.m. PST and listen as Kimberly addresses at least two issues, maybe more, depending on your questions in the chat box. The call will always end within an hour, sometimes less, so join as soon as you can.
Topics: Anything you want to discuss about social in/equality. Here are some themes so far: What is "white flight?" "How does the gender pay-gap happen?" "Why did police start using military weapons?" Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your own questions.
Who: Anyone can sign up and join the call! Tell your friends, your students, your parents, anyone who still thinks of social issues like it's 1975.
This is not a place for debate or discussion—just clever explanations from a sociologist about things you might want to know. It's HOPEful when more of us can join public conversations! Everyone's welcome!