Breaking the SilenceIII

Breaking the SilenceIII

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Monday, OCT 2011  

“Breaking the Silence Explores Female Choices in Health”
A Special Event for Latino and African-American Women to Talk About Sex and Health


WHAT: “Breaking the Silence III: Talking to Your Man About Sex and Health,” a free community event that shows how culture, power and self-esteem affect women’s choices in health. Among the discussions: the reality of self-image and beauty; goals and plans of pregnancy; healthy relationships; HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. The event addresses women of ALL ages with a separate track for younger females, ages 15 to 22. Spanish translation also will be offered.


Sat., Nov. 5
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


King Drew Medical Magnet High School of Medicine and Science
1601 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90059

WHO:  A free event for Latino and African-American females from ages 15 and older. Lunch,    
child care and a goodie bag will be offered at no cost.  

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Media Contact: Daryl Strickland
(323) 563-4983 (desk)
(562) 229-4924 (cell)


About Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
CDU is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, minority-serving medical and health sciences institution.  Located in the Watts-Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, CDU has graduated more than 550 medical doctors, 2,500 post-graduate physicians, more than 2,000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.  The only dually designated Historically Black Graduate Institution and Hispanic Serving Health Professions School in the U.S., CDU is recognized as a leader in translational and health inequities research, specifically with respect to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, mental health, and HIV/AIDS.  Recently, the CDU/UCLA medical program was named the “best performer” in the University of California System with respect to producing outstanding underrepresented minority physicians by the Greenlining Institute.  For more information, visit


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