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May 2020

Roots, Rock, Run 5k Virtual

May 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Race day: May 30th between 8:00am and 12:00pm EST Run a 5K or walk a mile wherever we are - outside, on a treadmill, however you can do it! The top 3 winners will receive a special GrassROOTS tee and…

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October 2020

Virtual Period Workshop

October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Who taught you about periods? Do you know the best way to use your menstrual products? Have you started the conversation with your child? How do you avoid period pains?   Join us of the first #VirtualPeriodWorkshop. Invite your child…

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Teens Talk Periods

October 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Conversation with teens about their own personal journey as they transition to adulthood. Hosted by: Shelly-Ann Weeks Author/Activist @drsexxyann   Guest: Amina Anekwe Period Activist @aminapatricia   October 23, 2020, 8PM Eastern time, 7pm Central time, 5pm Pacific time Live…

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Red Dot Day

October 24, 2020

Join the GrassROOTS SuperGirls in collaboration with Her Flow Foundation for our public health initiative, Red Dot Day - a campaign to normalize conversations about periods. #RedDotDay, also known as Period Awareness Day, is October 24th The campaign goals are:…

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Red Dot Day – Donate and Drop

October 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
GrassRoots Community Foundation, 59 Main Street Suite 323
West Orange, NJ 07052 United States
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Help us end period poverty Donate Period essentials!   Saturday October 24, 2020 1-3pm   Donate & Drop pads | tampons | wipes | heating pads | sanitizer   Drop off location: 59 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07052 (In…

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November 2020

Give Thanks 2020 – Day of Giving

November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Saint Matthew AME Church, 336 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, NJ 07050 United States
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GrassROOTS Community Foundation in partnership with Uzima Dance Fitness and St. Matthew AME Church presents   Give Thanks Help us raise $25,000 to support families who are experiencing hardship. Funds raised will go to for families at: QLS Gardens in…

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March 2021

Dr. Janice Johnson Dias’s New Book: Parent Like It Matters

March 2

Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful Changemaking Girls is an accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers and problem-solvers. Published by Ballantine Books, an imprint of RandomHouse.   Book launch on March 2, 2021  …

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Virtual Workshop: The Science of Our Bodies

March 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
he science of our bodies

On International Women’s Day, join Dr. Jsahna Simmons in a conversation with author and activist, Shelly-Ann Weeks as they discuss the science of our bodies and the gift of periods.   To register for Zoom, Email EMBRACEHERFLOW@GMAIL.COM

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Virtual Workshop: The Lived Experience of Periods

March 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
The Lived Experience of Periods

Join author and activist, Shelly-Ann Weeks as she hosts a conversation with youth about the role of stigma in access to resources.   To register for Zoom, Email EMBRACEHERFLOW@GMAIL.COM   #EndPeriodShame

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1 Year Anniversary of Club Quarantine

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Club Quarantine IG 3-18-21

To celebrate the 1 Year Anniversary of Club Quarantine, we’re hosting a Club Quarantine Appreciation IG Live Rooms with D-Nice and Adam Mosseri, the Head of Instagram, to celebrate how D-Nice used music and healing to bring the world together…

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