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Rep. Kelly to host ‘Reclaiming Our Wellness’ symposium at Prairie State (free content)

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly announced she will host “Reclaiming Our Wellness,” a symposium on Black women and girls from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights.

The event will focus on addressing eight domains of wellness for women: mental, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual. 

The symposium will include the following speakers, among others:

  • Dr. Mai Heath on infant and maternal mortality. 
  • Dr. Nichelle Bush on research findings about how COVID impacted pregnancy and delivery.
  • Dr. Hareder McDowell, founder and executive director of P.R.E.T.T.Y Inc., on sexuality and body positivity.
  • LaSaia Wade, CEO of Brave Space Alliance on LGBTQ+ milestones and setbacks.

To register, clicking here

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