EDUCATION • EMPOWERMENT • ADVOCACY
Your donation fuels our ongoing fight to expand healthcare access for black women and girls, reduce toxic chemicals that are prevalent in our community and build political advocacy. BWW programs include nutrition, chronic disease prevention, reproductive justice, environmental justice, sexual health education, civic engagement and policy work.
Black Women for Wellness and the Black Women for Wellness Action Project is also working with partners, allies and the state of California to provide a safe space for those in need of abortion services.
Make your tax-deductible donation today to help us continue our critical work that includes access to affordable, safe, legal abortions, for all women, no matter where they live, who they are, or their financial situation.
Each program we implement is organic to our organization and based on the health challenges of our founding members, program participants and community stakeholders.
Sisters@Eight is a monthly roundtable bringing a wealth of information to health professionals, leadership, advocates and community to help empower, mobilize, and organize toward advocacy.
Our Sisters in Motion program works to decrease the incidents of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity through regular exercise, physical activity and movement. Programs include: Kitchen Divas, Body Matters and Movement, Food Distribution, Wellness Wednesdays, and Diabetes Prevention.
Our Environmental Justice program engages and educates community members to influence local, state and national policies that regulate the safety of chemical use in cosmetics and personal care products as well as the negative impacts of neighborhood drilling and climate change on local communities and ecosystems. Initiatives include: Environmental Justice, Healthy Hair, and Toxic Hair Additives.
Our Civic Engagement increases the electoral and political power of Black women through voter education, registration and outreach during and between elections (Voting Rules Everything Around Me VREAM).
Our Reproductive Justice Conference convenes each year to discuss the reproductive health choices of women and girls. Our reproductive justice team also partners on coalitions with other organizations in California and throughout the nation.