Black Women for Wellness held its 14th Annual Wellness Reproductive Justice Conference on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the California Endowment in Los Angeles.
Sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Cedars-Sinai, the day-long conference featured a dozen panels and workshops that focused on how media, self-esteem, access to healthcare, the criminal justice system, educational institutions and policies all combine to influence and impact the reproductive health status of Black women and girls. ... read more »
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