"Today what we are intentionally doing is inviting a conversation around food, around weight, about the emotions behind the weight—because it's not about our weight," Yvonne says. "It's 'What is the hunger for? What are we hungry for?'"
Rich explains that the goal for the workshop is always about bringing people together. "But here it was [also] to make a safe place for all these young people to be able to tell the truth about what's going on in their life and what's behind the eating," he says.