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Impact Series: Trauma and the Black Woman’s Experience of Healthcare

  • Uzazi Village 4232 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO, 64110 United States (map)

During this conversation, we will explore:

  • How Black women, both historically and today, fall victim to medical experimentation especially around reproduction and contraceptive therapies

  • What systemic racism in healthcare looks like as Black women experience it

  • Strategies and recommendations for addressing trauma and inequity through policy, institutional culture, and structural behavioral changes.

Click here to watch Hakima Tafunzi Payne, one of the Co-founders of Uzazi Village, in her interview with NBC News, discuss how race can determine the standard of care.

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Contact Ave Stokes at if you have any questions!

Earlier Event: February 20
St. Louis Steering Committee Meeting
Later Event: February 27
Trauma Awareness Training