How These Teens are Killin’ It by Raising Awareness of Breast Cancer in Black Women

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Sesi Magazine Online

Rockin’ all pink everything all month long and buying up all the products that support breast cancer awareness is one way to help the cause. But, if you think that’s all you can do as a teen, keep reading and let us help you find out what’s really good:

It’s called Teens 4 Pink and it’s a new program that was launched in 2014 by breast cancer survivor, Karen Eubanks Jackson and her organization, Sisters Network, Inc. (the only national African –American breast cancer survivorship association). It’s goal? To educate and empower Black teen girls about breast health and early detection.

One example of how these girls give back is by assembling what they call “compassion baskets” for breast cancer survivors.  “I really enjoyed this project because I know the survivors will enjoy all the nice beauty products and supplies we included … to help them feel better and beautiful…

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