In far too many communities across the country, the lives of Black girls STILL doesn’t matter. School and community investments fail to address the unique challenges Black girls face due to their race, gender and class.
Young women have the right to lead healthy lives. They need information and education that is inclusive, honest, complete, and accurate. Most parents and other adults avoid discussing certain taboo topics such as sex, alcohol or other drugs, eating disorders, academic difficulties, self-harm, secrets, work and money. That is why we are here to help you.
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Aunt Flo-She’s not always a welcome guest, but like it or not, Aunt Flo is here to stay. Once a month, most women between the ages of 11 and 50, who have a uterus, will experience a period, the 3-7 day window where blood from the uterus is released through the vagina. With this totaling about 450 periods in a lifetime.
Luckily, we live in a world with more period products available to us than ever before. But with all the choices available to us, how do approximately 3.75 billion women know which product is right for them?
When a person demands perfection of herself or himself, anything less can feel like failure. Adia Gooden knows this from experience. In addition to her work as a staff psychologist at the University of Chicago, she’s learned in her own life how to break negative thought patterns and live more freely. She shares those lessons in her talk: “Cultivating Unconditional Self-Worth.
How you respond to setbacks is what defines your character, says Stacey Abrams, the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor. In an electrifying talk, she shares the lessons she learned from her campaign for governor of Georgia -- and some advice on how to change the world. “Be aggressive about your ambition,” Abrams says.