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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Kinks, Locks, and Twists Conference

Explore the intersections of Environmental and Reproductive Justice at this one-day conference. Environmental Justice experts will connect beauty, culture, policy, media, and the economy to personal environment, behavior change, and community development.

Featured presenters include:
Felicia Savage - Yoga Instructor, Healthy Black Family Project
LaKeisha Wolf - EnjoyourSelf Authentic Gemstone Jewelry and Natural Body and Haircare & Ujamaa Collective
Von Singletary - Landslide Community Farm
Joy KMT, The Black Mommy Circle & The Rainbow
Maria Kent - Ogechi Natural Haircare
I-Asia Eybers - ONE Nation (Our Nu Emerging Nation)
Medina Jackson - Pathways to School Success, University of Pittsburgh
Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis - Women for a Healthy Environment
LaVerne Baker Hotep- EVE Project
POWERUP Girls- Andy Warhol Museum

Visit www.womenofcolorherstory.org to register.
Registration fees $10-$25. Student, low income, group rates available.
Email herstory@newvoicespittsburgh.org or call 412.247.4084 for more information

Sponsors: The Shadow Lounge, Natural Choice Barbershop and Hair Salon, Ujamaa Collective

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