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Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story (Film Screening)

On Thursday, April 13, 2023, Huntington Health’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites you to a screening of Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story. This powerful film brings to light the racial inequities impacting Black women’s health and birth outcomes. The film is 26 minutes in length.

Following the film, we will open the event to you for a Q&A session with our selected panel. The panel includes:

Katrina Johnson, MSN/Ed., RNC-OB, C-EFM (she/her)

Stella Clingmon Simon, MPH, CLES, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Director for Pasadena Public Health Department

Dena Sherrod, MPH, Director, Birth Equity and Racial Justice Initiatives, Public Health Alliance of Southern California

Rebecca Licha, RNC-OB, BSN, Regional DEI Coordinator, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Michelle M. Cabrera, MD, FACOG, obstetrics and gynecology, UCLA Health



Additional Event Details

This event is not open to children. There are a total of 75 seats available for this event. To reserve your spot, email [email protected]

The screening will be held in the Braun Auditorium, located on Huntington Hospital’s main campus. Click here for a campus map. Please park in the North parking lot. Validation will be provided (valet parking not included).


Please note: This film discusses infant mortality, toxic stress, and racism. It may evoke strong and sensitive emotions. If these topics may be difficult for you, we encourage you to care for your safety and well-being and opt out of this event.


Thu, April 13, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue Room Information
Braun Auditorium at Huntington Hospital
Registration Details
To reserve your spot, please email [email protected]


Huntington Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105 United States
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(626) 397-5000

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