Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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Univ. of Pittsburgh Grad School of Public Health 
130 De Soto Street
Room G23
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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Tamara Whiting, SisterFriend Founder 
SisterFriend, Inc. 


Homeless Experiences of Menstruation: Film and Panel Discussion 

This Cycle Series film, Homeless Experiences of Menstruation, focuses on the challenges associated with menstrual hygiene management and access to essential resources for the homeless in Pittsburgh, PA. The film shares the perspective of a woman who experienced homelessness in Pittsburgh, and highlights the variety of needs that should be considered in designing interventions. The film features SisterFriend, and our efforts to provide menstrual hygiene resources to women in need in the Pittsburgh area.   

The short film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring practitioners who are working with the homeless community in Pittsburgh. 

Adrienne Walnoha: CEO, Community Human Services
Aerion Andrew Abney: Program Officer, POISE Foundation
Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak: Pittsburgh City Council 
LaJuana Fuller: Director, Womens Imaging Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Heidi Allison: Community Support Specialist, Community Human Services and the NorthSide Homeless Alliance
Samidha Sane: North Allegheny Senior High School student and Founder, Building Bridges Action Project

This event is FREE and open to the public. Product donations will also be accepted on site.

Cycle Series is a short documentary film series created by BCHS PhD student Sara Baumann, which explores an array of menstrual experiences from a public health perspective.