Shalonda Carter (she/her)

Shalonda Carter is the mother of three beautiful girls. Her life goal is to be the best mother she can and to show her children how to empower themselves and others by living everyday life with purpose. Shalonda completed her bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education at Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville. She has built her career working to support and empower new mothers and children in low-income communities and has previously worked in case management & care coordination supporting women with high-risk pregnancies. She currently serves as a volunteer doula with NDoula Community Alliance advocating for health equity with a focus on black and brown communities and as a Reproductive Life Planning Coach with the Cook County Stroger Health Dept. As a new member of the CAB, Shalonda plans to educate women and children on birth control policies to ensure they are well-informed about their rights and have the resources they need to live a healthy lifestyle and plan for happy and healthy futures.

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