“I joined CAB to advocate for greater access to adequate sexual and reproductive health resources for women of color and LGBTQ+ individuals. We work to destigmatize conversations about sexual health and STIs, empowering others in their sexuality.”
“What motivated me to join the CAB was reflecting on my own experiences as an African American woman in the healthcare system. In college, my curiosity regarding sexual health amongst minority women sparked an interest in intertwining art and sexual health education to inspire others to get tested. I am excited to be a part of the CAB because I understand the importance of using my voice and experiences to help other young women of color overcome stigmas and biases to access services and to understand their sexual health needs and rights.”
“I like that we are involved in a lot of things where they (intervention partners) want to make sure our voices are heard and they (Intervention partners) want to implement the things we suggest.”
"Everyone in the CAB is a little activist in the making, united around this concerning public health crisis affecting young women of color. We are all fiercely committed to raising awareness around health justice and equity to reduce the impact of STIs on our community.”
“My name is Ty-Yhana Young, I’m from Compton California, and an incoming freshman at UCLA as a biology major. I was raised to embrace and uplift my community in any way possible, the CAB is one of the platforms that enable me to achieve that goal. As I navigate my young adulthood I will continue to allow these values to guide me.”
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