Jockey Being Family is partnering with Styles 4 Kidz (S4K) to host a "Family Hair Affair" which is a combined workshop where you will get a brief introduction to textured hair basics for children of color, including which products to use and how to use them. You will receive hands-on instruction and practice with the guidance of S4K experts on several basic hairstyles and moisturizing techniques for long hair and short hair.

Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn together and come away looking and feeling more confident!

You will learn...

How to style and moisturize longer hair including:
Ponytails with twists
Free-standing braids
Bantu knots
How to style and moisturize short hair
Parting Techniques
How to add bead using a beader tool
How to get smoother ponytails
And more!

Event Details

April 29th, 2023

10:00am- 1:15pm (lunch provided)

Registration begins at 9:30am

UW-Parkside Sports and Activity Center Gymnasium


Please purchase one ticket per child participating in workshop. One parent/caretaker is allowed to accompany each child and learn how to style their hair. We recommend the caretaker primarily in charge of hair care to attend. 

Learn More About Styles 4 Kidz

Styles 4 Kidz is a non-profit organization that provides textured hair care services and programming for biracial and transracial foster and adoptive families. Their vision is to create communities committed to providing hairstyles that boost children's self-esteem. Styles 4 Kidz has expanded its programs to serve over 5,000 families in more than twenty states and four countries. S4K workshops are changing the lives of children and families desperately needing hair care education.


Click HERE to learn more about Styles 4 Kidz and the additional resources they offer!

Hosted By

Jockey Being Family Foundation Ltd.
Questions? Please contact Joya Riggs at


UW-Parkside Sports & Activity Center, Petrifying Springs Road, Kenosha, WI, USA