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Juneteenth Webinar: An Emancipation Proclamation for Black Women & Our Hair

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

HighwirePR and PRSA Silicon Valley Present a Juneteenth Webinar: An Emancipation Proclamation for Black Women & Our Hair

About this event

In honor of Juneteenth, HighwirePR and Silicon Valley PRSA are teaming up to host a timely panel discussion with insights and perspectives from Black women about strategies for finding freedom in the workplace when it comes to cultural identity and hair expression. Key perspectives will include:

Black Women and Our Hair: It’s Complicated

Oppression vs. Resistance + Empowerment in Black Women’s Hair Expression

Breaking down the #FreeTheHair Movement and the CROWN Act

Allyship + Honoring Black Women in their Hair Journey


Ché L. Abram, MBA, Chief of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging for UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health; director of programs, BlackFemaleProject

D. Wendy Greene, JD, LL.M, Professor of Law, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University; founder, #FreeTheHair movement

Cherokee Hubbert, Digital Strategist, Highwire PR; creative storyteller, poet, writer, producer

Johnnetta Burns, Public Relations Intern, Highwire PR; VP of Communications, Science Sistas, Inc.


Ayanna N.S. Anderson, MPS, MS, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Highwire PR; ethnic studies adjunct professor, Laney College

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Black Female Project