October not only marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but also celebrates Black History Month!
At CoppaFeel!, we know that diversity and inclusion must underpin all of our work if we want to achieve our mission of reaching every young person with our life-saving message!This month, we’re highlighting health inequities in the Black community and sharing the importance of representative breast health awareness.
96% of Black Women who have experienced breast cancer have not felt represented enough in the media” – Black Women Rising, 2023. The 100 survery
Earlier this year, we partnered with Black Women Rising to create the Chest Checklist, which aims to tackle the problematic underrepresentation of Black skin in breast cancer awareness. We’re delving into stories from the Black community to amplify their experiences with checking their chests.