Past Events

Women's Health & Money Workshops: Conducted in both English & Spanish | February 2021

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Los Angeles County Commission for Women "Narrowing the Health-Wealth Gap Among Women of Color in LA County"  | October 28, 2020

Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Workshop and Facilitator Training | November 19, 2019

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Over 70 community-based organization members attended the Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby workshop and facilitator trainings at The California Endowment to learn about reducing and eliminating exposure. Various demonstrations were conducted to teach attendees how to make non-toxic cleaners and beauty products.

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American Medical Women’s Association Presentation  | September 26, 2019

Dr. Janet Pregler, Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, presented the “What is Women’s Health” presentation at the American Medical Women’s Association meeting to UCLA medical students.

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Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Women Training | September 20, 2019

The event was co-sponsored with the City of West Hollywood and was attended by 21 staff from Women, Infant, Children (WIC). Bobbie Emetu, PhD and Sequoia Thompson presented information on increasing cultural competency, mitigating health disparities among lesbians and bisexual women, and creating safe spaces in primary care.

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Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Facilitator Training | September 13, 2019

Over 60 community-based organization members who conduct women's health programs attended the Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby trainings at Good Samaritan Hospital to increase their knowledge of how to reduce and eliminate exposure to environmental toxins. Attendees learned how chemicals can affect health and actions women can take to reduce their exposure to harmful chemicals. Both English and Spanish trainings were conducted by Luz Chacón, MPH, Certified Health Coach from Salud y Alegria Wellness.

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Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Advisory Committee Meeting | September 12, 2019

The quarterly Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby (PHHBB) meeting was held at the California Endowment. Attendees discussed community outreach for promoting the PHHBB program and the Community Conference to be held in 2020.

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California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Convening | May 28, 2019

This two-day event brought together LGBTQ community leaders from across California who are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of their communities. Bobbie Emetu, Ph.D., member of the Los Angeles County Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Collaborative Steering committee and Julie Friedman, MPH, Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center presented on the Collaborative’s training program.

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Advancing Women's Health Equity & Financial Literacy Meeting | May 16, 2019

The quarterly Women's Health & Money @ Work meeting was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Los Angeles branch. Panelists inlcuded Rudy Espinoza, the Executive Director of Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) and Azusena Favela, the Programs & Operations Director of LURN. To view their presentation, click here.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Women's Basketball Game | February 15, 2019

UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 13th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Stanford, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging at UCLA and Barbara Kort Center for Breast Imaging, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence, and the Santa Monica-UCLA Breast Center. UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association - UCLA Undergraduates and Bruin Belles Service Association. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor.

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Men Advancing Women's Health Equity & Financial Empowerment Meeting | January 2019

This quarterly Women's Health & Money @ Work meeting was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Los Angeles branch. Panelists inlcuded Jerome A. Champion, CFE, CPM, Principal of JAC and Associates, Joe Donlin, Associate Director of Equitable Development at SAJE, Rick Kim, Assistant Director of Koreatown Youth + Community Center, and Joshua Mitton, MA, Director of Programs and Outreach at the California Council on Economic Education. To view Joe Donlin's presentation, click here.

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Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Promotoras Training at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles | August 2018

Promotoras attended the Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby trainings at Planned Parenthood in Los Angeles. The individuals who attended the training will be able to discuss with their clients how chemicals can affect health and help them determine actions they can take to reduce their exposure to harmful chemicals. Luz Chacón, MPH, Certified Health Coach from Salud y Alegria Wellness, conducted this training in Spanish.

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Nutrition Education and Financial Literacy Classes at LA Trade Technical College | April 2018

Nutrition education and financial literacy classes were conducted in April and May as part of our Women’s Health & Money @ Work program for women of the LATTC WorkSource Center program. The mission of Women’s Health & Money @ Work is to advance women’s health equity and financial literacy by providing financial literacy and nutrition education programs at worksites and job training centers.

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Financial Capability Summit 2018 | April 4, 2018

Julie Friedman, Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center is pictured with Rita Singhal, MD, MPH, Medical Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, at the "Financial Capability Summit 2018" in Los Angeles. Julie presented information on the Women's Health & Money @ Work program that advances women's health equity and financial literacy through educational programs at worksites and job training centers. Julie also moderated a panel on understanding the role of protective factors in improving financial well-being.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Women's Basketball Game | February 11, 2018

UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 12th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Arizona State, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging at UCLA and Barbara Kort Center for Breast Imaging, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence, and the Santa Monica-UCLA Breast Center. UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association - David Geffen School of Medicine, American Medical Women's Association - UCLA Undergraduates, and Bruin Belles. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor.

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Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby Facilitator Trainings | February 1, 2018

Over 100 community-based organization members who conduct women's health programs attended the Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby trainings to increase their knowledge of how certain chemicals can affect fertility, pregnancies, and birth outcomes. The individuals who attended the training will be able to discuss with their clients how chemicals can affect health and help them determine actions they can take to reduce their exposure to harmful chemicals. Both English and Spanish trainings were conducted by Luz Chacón, MPH, Certified Health Coach from Salud y Alegria Wellness.

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UCLA Swimming & Diving Breast Cancer Awareness Meet | October 28, 2017

UCLA Women's Swimming and Diving hosted its Breast Cancer Awareness Meet versus Washington State, University of Arkansas and UC Davis at Spieker Aquatic Center on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. All proceeds from this event benefitted the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center.

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"Health, Wealth & Housing: Promoting Cross-Sector Collaborations for Equity" Conference | October 4, 2017

Over 100 community-based organization members, academicians, government officials, bank regulatory agency representatives, and investment organization managers attended the Health, Wealth & Housing Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in downtown Los Angeles. Leading state and local experts from govevrnment, public health, community development and finance shared their wisdom on narrowing the housing-wealth divide to build healthier and more vibrant communities and families in Los Angeles County. The event was organized by the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education & Research Center, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the LA County Department of Public Health with additional support from JPMorgan Chase, Blue Shield of California, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and others.

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"Reproductive Health & the Environment in Los Angeles County" Conference | September 20, 2017

Over 250 health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, researchers, and educators attended the seventh annual conference at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. Current information on community advocacy, research, and legislative issues related to reproductive health and the environment was presented, with a focus on air, soil, and water quality in Los Angeles County. The event was co-sponsored with the LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Black Women for Wellness, Physicians for Social Responsibility-LA, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, and Esperanza Community Housing Corportation along with several other local community agencies.

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"Community Engagement: Collaborating for Community Benefit" Panel Discussion | June 13, 2017

Melody Winter Head, Regional Manager for Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, hosted a small panel discussion on community development within the Federal Reserve system. Julie Friedman, director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education & Research Center, was a panelist and presented information on the programs the Center is involved in, including Women's Health & Money @ Work™, in which the Center is partnered with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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"Lesbian & Bisexual Women's Health - For Healthcare Administrators" Conference | May 31, 2017

60 health care professionals and high-level administrators from throughout LA County attended the conference at the California Hospital Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles. Information about caring for lesbian and bisexual women, how administrators can be inclusive and responsive to lesbian and bisexual women, and how facilities can best capture and record sensitive patient data in the electronic health record was presented. The event was co-sponsored with the City of West Hollywood, LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Human Rights Campaign, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. 

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"Lesbian & Bisexual Women's Health" Workshop | May 1, 2017

40 health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, and educators attended the workshop at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. Information on increasing cultural competency, mitigating health disparities among lesbians and bisexual women, and creating safe spaces in primary care was presented. Small group discussions were conducted to address specific issues institutions and organizations face in providing inclusive healthcare for lesbians and bisexual women. The event was co-sponsored with the City of West Hollywood, LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Human Rights Campaign, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

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Women's Reproductive Health Research and Awareness Club Talk | April 20, 2017

Dr. Janet Pregler, Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, gave the inaugural session talk for the Women’s Reproductive Health Research and Awareness Club, a group of UCLA undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.  Her topic was “What is Women’s Health.” Sessions like these are supported by our Executive Advisory Board and by generous donors to our Director’s Fund.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Women's Basketball Game | February 17, 2017

UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 11th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Washington, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging at UCLA and Barbara Kort Center for Breast Imaging, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence, and the Santa Monica-UCLA Breast Center. UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association, Bruin Belles, and Alpha Epsilon Delta. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor.

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Worksite Wellness Program at American Apparel | December 14, 2016

The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Research Center partners with the non-profit group Worksite Wellness Los Angeles to bring free health education resources to individuals at job training and traditional living centers. Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby wallet cards, which provide tips for reducing exposures to harmful chemicals, were distributed to workers at American Apparel.

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"Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health – For Healthcare Professionals" Conference | December 1, 2016

Over 250 health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, and educators attended the conference at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. Information on increasing cultural competency, mitigating health disparities among lesbians and bisexual women, and creating safe spaces in primary care was presented. The event was co-sponsored with the City of West Hollywood, LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Human Rights Campaign, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. 

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UCLA Swimming & Diving Breast Cancer Awareness Meet | October 22, 2016

UCLA Women's Swimming and Diving hosted its Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Spieker Aquatic Center on Saturday, October 22 at noon. The Bruins competed against UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, Oregon State, University of San Diego and Florida Gulf Coast. All proceeds from admission were donated to the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center. 

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Nutrition Education and Financial Literacy Classes at the American Red Cross | July 2016

Nutrition education and financial literacy classes were conducted in June and July as part of our Women’s Health & Money @ Work program for students of the American Red Cross’ nurse assistant training program. The mission of Women’s Health & Money @ Work is to advance women’s health equity and financial literacy by providing financial literacy and nutrition education programs at worksites and job training centers.

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"Reproductive Health & the Environment in Los Angeles County: Community, Sciences and Policy" Conference | June 21, 2016

Over 240 health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, researchers, and educators attended the sixth annual conference at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. Current information on community advocacy, research, and legislative issues related to reproductive health and the environment was presented. The event was co-sponsored with the LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Black Women for Wellness, and Physicians for Social Responsibility - LA along with several other local community agencies.

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Statewide Women, Infants, and Children Conference | April 19, 2016

Julie Friedman, Director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education & Research Center is pictured with Marta Arguello, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility at the Statewide Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Conference in San Diego. Julie presented "Planning for a Healthy Home, Body, and Baby," a preconception health education presentation that focuses on simple steps women can take to reduce their exposure to harmful chemicals.

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UCLA CTSI/Catalyst Women’s Health Research Symposium | April 6, 2016

The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center hosted its first ever Women’s Health Research Symposium at Carnesale Commons at UCLA. The campus wide event brought together approximately 80 researchers from various departments at UCLA to witness the works of their peers and provide opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. In addition to plenary presentations, 24 poster abstracts were showcased and judged. Poster abstracts fell into the categories of basic science research, clinical and health sciences research, or technological research improving women’s wellbeing and the best poster in each category received a prize. The event was co-sponsored with the Women’s Reproductive Health Research Program at UCLA, CSHIIP Women’s Health Focused Research Area at the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, UCLA Specialized Center of Research in Neurovisceral Sciences and Women’s Health, and UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center.

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American College of Physicians Annual Session 2016Dr. Rachel Brook, Associate Director for Medical Student and Resident Education, and Dr. Janet Pregler, Director, at the American College of Physicians Annual Session 2016 in Washington, D.C., meeting of over 7,000 internal medicine specialists.  Dr. Pregler chaired the content of the meeting, and Dr. Brook summarized new information about women’s health for attendees.  Also pictured are Afshan Baraghoush, M.D., and James O’Keefe, M.D.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Game | February 12, 2016UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 10th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Washington State, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Livestrong, and the UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center. UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association and Colleges Against Cancer. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor.

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UCLA Swimming & Diving Breast Cancer Awareness Meet | January 29, 2016UCLA Women's Swimming and Diving hosted its Breast Cancer Awareness Meet versus Stanford, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Livestrong, and the UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center. All proceeds from the event were donated to the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center.

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Worksite Wellness Program at The Salvation Army-Westwood Transitional Village | March 19, 2015
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Resource Center is piloting partnering with the non-profit group Worksite Wellness Los Angeles to bring free health education classes to individuals at job training and traditional living centers. Classes are tailored to fit the schedule of each site individually and are delivered by trained health educators. This pilot program was recently conducted on the topic of nutrition at the Salvation Army-Westwood Transitional Village in Westwood.

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"Reproductive Health & the Environment in Los Angeles County: Community, Sciences and Policy" Conference | March 17, 2015Over 230 Health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, researchers, and educators attended the fifth annual conference at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. Current information on community advocacy, research, and legislative issues related to reproductive health and the environment was presented. The event was co-sponsored with the LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health, Black Women for Wellness and Physicians for Social Responsibility - LA along with several other local community agencies.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Game | February 20, 2015UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 9th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Arizona, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Livestrong, and the UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center. UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association, American Cancer Society's Colleges Against Cancer, and the Achievement Scholars Club. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor.

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Worksite Wellness Program at International Academy of Cosmetology School | April 16, 2014
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Resource Center is piloting partnering with the non-profit group Worksite Wellness Los Angeles to bring free health education classes to women at job training centers. Classes are tailored to fit the schedule of each site individually and are delivered by trained health educators. The classes offered cover a variety of women's health topics ranging from reproductive health to nutrition and exercise. The first pilot program was recently conducted on the topic of diabetes at the International Academy of Cosmetology in Huntington Park.

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US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program | March 4, 2014A delegation of women's health professionals from 19 countries visited the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Resource Center to learn about our clinical services and community outreach programs. The Center was one of three Los Angeles locations visited by the delegation. The Department of State sponsors this program to promote international cooperation on the common challenges facing the global community in preventing, treating, and managing health problems affecting women and to expand professional networks with counterparts (both U.S. and international) in order to increase information on global women's health issues.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Game | February 21, 2014
UCLA Women's Basketball hosted their 8th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Cal, in conjunction with the Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging, Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, UCLA Livestrong, and the recent installment of the UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center.  UCLA student groups that volunteered for the event included the American Medical Women's Association, American Cancer Society's Colleges Against Cancer, and the Achievement Scholars Club. Funds raised at the event support UCLA breast cancer research and services. The game honors Kay Yow, former North Carolina State University head women's basketball coach, who lost her life to breast cancer after 22 years as a breast cancer survivor. 

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"Reproductive Health & the Environment in Los Angeles County: Community, Sciences and Policy" Conference | January 27, 2014
Over 250 Health care professionals, community activists, academicians, government officials, researchers, and educators attended the fourth annual conference at the California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles.  Current information on community advocacy, research, and legislative issues related to reproductive health and the environment was presented.  The event was co-sponsored with the LA County Department of Public Health's Office of Women's Health and Physicians for Social Responsibility - LA along with several other local community agencies. 

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BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) | October 16, 2013
This is a national event promoting breast reconstruction awareness, education and access to breast cancer information and treatment. The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center joined the UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in reaching patients including those in this photo that celebrated their survivorship by wearing pink wigs.

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Healthcare Equality Index Conference | May 2013
The Los Angeles County Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Collaborative in conjunction with the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center hosted a conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patient Centered Care. In addition, the conference focused on best practices for staff training in LGBT centered care, employee non-discrimination, and disseminating resources avavilable to local community organizations. Sponsors for this conference included: California Hospital Medical Center, LA Gay & Lesbian Center, Human Rights Campaign and the County of Los Angeles Public Health Office of Women's Health.

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Pink Zone | February 2013
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center collaborates with the UCLA Women's basketball team in presenting the Annual NCAA Pink Zone event. The Pink Zone Initiative is a unified effort in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campus, in communities and beyond. In addition, it provides an opportunity to highlight the work of UCLA's five breast centers which include: Iris Cantor Center for Breast Imaging at UCLA and Santa Monica-UCLA Women's Imaging Center, Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Center, Revlon/UCLA Breast Center, Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology and UCLA-Livestrong. View photos from event

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Reproductive Health and the Environment Conference | November 2012
This 2012 conference focused on emerging science, policy and community advocacy and was a follow up from previous conferences held in 2010. All conferences addressed the impact of enviornmental toxins on reproductive health and targeted politicians, researchers, and other enviornmental experts. 

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Life Transition and Wellness Panel, Jewish Women's Conference | November 2012
The Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education & Resource Center was a sponsor of the National Council of Jewish Women's Conference in November 2012 where WHERC director Julie Friedman served on the conference planning committee and moderated the "Life Transition and Wellness" panel.

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UCLA Center for Reproductive Services | September 2012
In Conjunction with UCLA's Center for Reproductive Services, the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education & Resource Center helped organize a class on women's health and safety for the Pathways program. Pathways gives intellectually disabled young adults an opportunity for educational enrichment and broadening their social skills.

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Peace Over Violence Teen Conference | February 2012
To further WHERC's long term commitment to addressing teen intimate partner violence, WHERC served on the Conference Planning Committee of Peace Over Violence's Violence Free Teens: Cultivating Connections - Empowering Youth & Adult Allies to End Relationship Violence held February 17 & 18th 2012. Bringing together youth, teachers, school administrators, community leaders, and teen organizations, the issues of teen intimate partner violence were addressed through workshops, lectures, interactive programs, and theater games.

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Human Trafficking & Organ Trafficking | October 2011
Trends in Exploitation: Labor Trafficking and Organ Trafficking was a conference convened by WHERC on October 20, 2011 and co-sponsored by the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. The conference addressed the similarities and differences between these two forms of modern day slavery. Along with UCLA students, religious leaders, community activists, and labor leaders, attendees also represented the fields of workforce development, law enforcement, and local government. View Photos from event