Bread and Roses on 02/10/12

Categories:
Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 02/10/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Think Before You Pink!

Think before you pink!  In light of the recent de-funding and re-funding of Planned Parenthood by the Susan Komen Foundation, Bread and Roses is taking a look at women's cancer groups, and basic "raising awareness" versus research and action toward beating women's cancers.

Join hosts Nico and Ashley for a discussion with Aruna Jaggar, executive director of Breast Cancer Action,  a national, feminist grassroots education and advocacy organization founded in 1990.  The foundation was created after its founders spent years encountering government agencies and organizations that provided inadequate and superficial information rather than scientific evidence about breast cancer.

Join us for discussion on this important issue -- and visit the Think Before You Pink website to download the "Think Before You Pink Toolkit," providing information and resources for going beyond pink ribbon marketing.

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION