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[email protected] is a community forum that brings hot topics as well as major health and wellness issues to the forefront for public conversation. 

Events include:

  • Monthly Forums (Every 2nd Friday)
  • Annual Mother’s Day Tea (in May)
  • Annual Bring a Brotha to Breakfast (in June)
  • Annual Garden Party (in August)

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program objectives

Host monthly Sisters @ Eight meetings to inform and educate members, volunteers and our health care community on gender, culture and age implications to health and well-being.

Inform and engage grassroots leadership, health care professionals and advocates with current events, policy and resources impacting African American women and our communities health status.

Recruit & organize a cadre of advocates to interact with media and policy makers regarding gender issues important to eliminating racial health disparity.

Conduct staff trainings with partner organizations on a gender analysis of racial and economic health disparity in South Los Angeles.

Monitor the California state budget as it impacts programs and services for low-income families and underserved African American women and girls.

Monitor health status reports to keep community leadership informed with the big picture of health disparities impacting African American & Black communities.

Monitor the implementation of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act as it is developed, implemented and impacts Black women & girls to help empower, mobilize, and organize our members and partner organizations towards advocacy.

Black women speaking at a Sisters @ Eight event
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