Girl Informed 01: Period Positivity in collaboration with the Chicago Period Project
Presented by Cliché Collectiv, Girl Informed aims to bring young, self-identifying women and girls together to engage one another through empowerment, critical conversations and activities about health, wellness, self-esteem, and identity.
Period Positivity will focus on menstrual health education and celebration. RSVP REQUIRED. We invite youth under the age of 21 and accompanying adults to join us.
Let’s break the stigma of the cycle together.
– Discussion led by State Matters on issues of legislation regulating access to period products in Chicago public schools
-Conversation with leaders from Planned Parenthood, Chicago Period Project and other women’s health professionals
-Break out session for accompanying adults
-Period kit giveaways with Chicago Period Project
-DIY period activation with Cliché
Girl Informed 01: Period Positivity
When: Sunday, May 27th
Where: Lyft Hub Space 3976 N Avondale // 2nd floor
Suggested $5 Donation*
Ashley Novoa // CEO & Founder of Chicago Period Project
Kacie Smith // Executive Director of State Matters
Allison Park // Community Engagement Coordinator Planned Parenthood
Stephanie Tillman // Midwife, Clinical Instructor UIC
moderated by Tribble of Ppower Radio
About Cliché Collectiv
Cliché Collectiv is an exclusively inclusive collective created to support, uplift and acknowledge women through art and activation.
We throw events and experiences that showcase our beliefs — including our empowering parties, Pussy Control and GRLS, various citywide collaborations like The Meet Up and our monthly panel series, ChitChat.
About Chicago Period Project
The Chicago Period Project empowers homeless and in-need people to experience their periods with dignity. The feminist, grassroots organization distributes pads, tampons, underwear, and other critical menstruation supplies to local shelters, schools, and crisis support networks.
*In our attempt to be inclusive to all, we make our events suggested donations – allowing folks from all economic backgrounds to attend. You do not have to pay, but your donation does help fund our programming as well as go toward our featured community organization.