Black Women for Wellness

About Us

Black Women for Wellness is committed to healing, educating, and supporting Black Women and girls. As grandmothers, mothers, aunties, daughters, and sister friends, we found we had no choice but to take on the plethora of health issues Black women encounter.

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Your membership strengthens our voice and power! Black Women for Wellness is on a mission, to enhance the health and well being of Black women. We are inclusive of all folks of good intent who want to support and help us achieve this mission.

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BWW is a nonprofit corporation under Section 501 (c) (3) Revenue Code. Financial Contributors to BWW are tax deductible. As a non-profit, Black Women for Wellness is able to seek funding and accept donations to support our programs.

BWW Projects

Latest Updates & News

Photo of Kitchen Diva / Urban Chef Veronica Mayes-Jackson

Urban Chef’s Academy

Black Women for Wellness | Sisters in Motion | Kitchen Divas Program Urban Chef’s Academy Urban Chefs Academy is a youth food club that teaches nutrition and health through food preparation, education, awareness and policy. Providing an in-depth look at our attitudes and practices, food culture and access to food, Urban Chefs Academy creates youth leaders and

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Photo from the Empowerment Summit

See Photos from the 23rd Annual Empowerment Summit

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“50 years later: chaos or community?” Youth session: Turn up for justice Special guest Mark Ridley-Thomas and Cornel West

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Selma Movie Poster

Celebrate MLK’s Birthday and see the film “Selma”

Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. by seeing the film Selma and supporting black filmmakers and actors. Black Women for Wellness along with other organizations is taking a selected group of high school students to view the film on Martin Luther King’s birthday, January 19th. Selma is a 2014 American historical drama film

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BWW Event Calendar

Jan
29
Thu
NDPP @ Department of Public Works (Team B) -- Conf. Room SB7 Core #1
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

National Diabetes Prevention Program
For more information, please contact Diabetes Program Coordinator Rhonda Kuykendall-Jabari

NDPP @ Department of Public Works (Team B) Core #1 -- Conf. Room SB7
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

National Diabetes Prevention Program
For more information, please contact Diabetes Program Coordinator Rhonda Kuykendall-Jabari

NDPP @ L.A. Care Core #1
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

National Diabetes Prevention Program
Open to the public!

Jan
30
Fri
Kitchen Divas @ Ruby's House
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beauty Starts Within @ Elevation Hair Salon
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BRING …

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  • know the social security names and number for all that are enrolling *
  • recent pay stub for all enrolling adults *
  • APPOINTMENTS a PLUS not a must …

CALL Ann 323-326-6363 EMAIL getcoverded247@gmail.com

SPONSORED BY AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES

Elevation Hair @ (near Black Diamonds Gym)
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
31
Sat
BWW Board/Staff Retreat
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Feb
2
Mon
Laugh till it Hurts – you are covered @ Mavericks Flat
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Comedy Club Event

Feb
5
Thu
Pan African Film Festival
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 10:00 pm
Feb
7
Sat
Hairstory, A Celebration of Black Hairstyles @ Healthy African American Families
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Feb
13
Fri
Sisters @ Eight @ DWP Auditorium/Free Parking
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Feb
14
Sat
Turning 27 @ Windsor Hills
Feb 14 all-day
Wellness & Love House Party (invitation only)
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mar
7
Sat
International Women’s Day Food & Wine Tasting
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
13
Fri
Sisters @ Eight @ DWP Auditorium/Free Parking
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Apr
2
Thu
Spring in to Love
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
10
Fri
Sisters @ Eight @ DWP Auditorium/Free Parking
Apr 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
May
8
Fri
Sisters @ Eight @ DWP Auditorium/Free Parking
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
May
9
Sat
Mothers/Women’s Day Tea
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
12
Fri
Bring a Brother to Breakfast (Annual Sisters @ Eight event)
Jun 12 all-day

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