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I Pooped My Pants | Karli Johnson | TEDxNorthernIllinoisUniversity
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Added Jun 27, 2016
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I pooped my pants. It was out of my control. It wasn't my fault. So, why was I so embarrassed and ashamed?" In her talk, Karli Johnson uses humor to explain why victims of power-based-personal violence are often too scared to speak out. Karli shares personal stories of when her power and control was taken away and shows how we can move forward to a world without power-based violence by sharing our stories and speaking out.

As a nationwide speaker, educator and storyteller on power-based-personal
violence Karli Johnson not only "knows her stuff", she's lived it. As a
survivor of dating violence, sexual violence, bullying and trauma, Karli's
lived experiences resonate with children, teens and adults about the
country. With a focus on children and young adults, Karli uses humor,
storytelling and audience participation to engage crowds with these
challenging topics of violence prevention education.

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