[email protected] is Black Women for Wellness' community forum, which brings hot topics and major health and wellness issues to the forefront of public conversation.

Black Women for Wellness Adinkra symbol sisters@eight

[email protected] is Black Women for Wellness' community forum, which brings hot topics and major health and wellness issues to the forefront of public conversation.

Jan Robinson Flint of Black Women for Wellness

[email protected] is a community forum which is held on the 2nd Friday of each month. We also host an annual Mother's Day Tea in May, a Bring a Brotha to Breakfast in June and a Garden Party in August.

Held on the 2nd Friday of the month, Sisters @ Eight brought a wealth of information to the community to help empower, mobilize, and organize toward advocacy. More than 650 women and men participate in Sisters @ Eight each year including a total of 26 speakers presenting at the monthly meetings.

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.

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[email protected] Program Archive:

International Women's Day 2021

Wrapping Up 2021, Hello 2022!

A Timeline Through Revolutionary Change

Matters of the Heart

In a special [email protected]: Matters of The Heart, we discuss the physical health of your heart and relationships with two noted cardiologists and a pastor.

Promises of Roe

A discussion about Black Women and the legacy of reproductive Choice.

The Tea on COVID-19

Black Women for Wellness discuss issues surrounding COVID 19, such as testing and vaccinations.