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Black Women, Haircare and Our Health.

Black Women, Haircare and Our Health.

  • Starts Mar 22
  • Room: Del Mar

Available spots

Service Description

California Black Health Network invites you to a panel discussion about the health impacts of everyday haircare and beauty products made for Black consumers. Discover healthy choices for you and your family by learning about the Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project and safe Black-owned beauty brands free of harmful chemicals. Explore resources to enhance your knowledge. Bio: The panel features Dr. Astrid Williams, Environmental Justice Manager at California Black Health Network, who is passionate about women’s health issues and developing public policies that address community-level health and social issues, and Dr. Dede Teteh, Assistant Professor at Chapman University, whose research focuses on understanding disparities in cancer survivorship through social determinants of health, community-based interventions lens. Dr. Williams advocates for beauty justice and works to phase out toxic chemicals in Black haircare and beauty products. She also works to shift cultural norms favoring Eurocentric beauty standards in Black communities. Dr. Williams openly shares how toxins in the built environment and from personal care products can have a direct effect on reproductive health.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA, USA


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