July 10th Sisters @ Eight

DR. MALIKAH SALAAM-AMBOLLEY

"My Journey Through My Own Eyes"

Click Here to Read More About Dr. Salaam-Ambolley

Join us for a private reading of Dr. Salaam-Ambolley's book about one woman's incredible journey of determination, perseverance and faith; and the struggles endured to achieve a life long educational goal...suffering from discrimination, cancer, loss of a son, bad choices, divorce, and ... “still I rise!”

LOCATION: 4340 11th Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90008, TIME: 8:30am - 10:30am

We will also have an update on Black Women's Health from the California Black Women's Health Project
Los Angeles County - Dept of Public Health

Our Story to Tell ~ Black women authors share their books

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Black Women for Wellness Kitchen Divas' has contributed a few of their favorite healthy recipes to "Down Home Healthy Recipes 2.0", along with other community coalitions implementing the Educational Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (EPICS) with lifestyle tips.

DOWNLOAD RECIPES HERE

Healthy Living Tips & Tricks

ANNUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CONFERENCE

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER

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Each year Black Women for Wellness (BWW) holds an annual conference to provide an open forum and space to highlight the health status of Black women and girls. This year, our topic is “Black Women & Girls Reproductive Health Status and the Reproductive Justice Movement”.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE IS JULY 31ST @ 5PM

October 1, 2015 8:30 am – 5 pm
@ The California Endowment Center
1000 N. Alameda Los Angeles, CA 90017

AB 775, the Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency (FACT) Act

SB 23- Maximum Family Grant

SB 407 - Midwives

Click Here to View Our Policy Priorities for 2015

AB 492 - Diaper Bill CalWorks

AB 392 - Sex Ed Bill

AB 717- Diaper Bill - Tax

SB 548 - Raising California - Childcare

AB 302 - Lactation

AB 1306 Midwives

BWW 2015 POLICY PRIORITIES

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Findings from an upcoming BWW environmental justice report show that stylists suffer from higher risks of certain kinds of cancer, immune disorders, uterine fibroids and even miscarriages. This is all due to working around treatments that contain harsh chemicals.

Hairstylists pay a price to do your hair

Click here to learn more about our report

SISTERS IN CONTROL

KITCHEN DIVAS

URBAN CHEF ACADEMY

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Urban Chefs Academy creates youth leaders and advocates who will positively impact the health of our families and communities. Learn about healthy recipes, food preparation, nutrition and healthy eating choices.

Winner of the 2015 Angelino Award

MEET BLACK WOMEN FOR WELLNESS

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A bill that helps ensure women receive prompt access to affordable, comprehensive reproductive-health care

ASSEMBLY MEMBERS CHUI AND BURKE INTRODUCE THE REPRODUCTIVE FACT ACT

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Check Out Photos from Get Smart B4 Get Sexy's Spring Into Love Healthy Teen Festival

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Our new logo is inspired by the Egyptian Goddess Maat – representing truth, balance, law, morality, and justice.

Check Out Our New Logo

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Black Women for Wellness

Black Women For Wellness is committed to the health and well-being of Black women and girls through health education, empowerment and advocacy. Standing on the rich history of the resilience and strength of our culture, we envision a future for Black women and girls where we use our power, beauty and intelligence, to pursue and attain healthy lives and families. By joining Black Women for Wellness, you add your voice to the chorus of people and institutions working toward the enhanced health and empowerment of the Black community.

Become a Member of Black Women for Wellness | Make a Donation Online in Support of Black Women & Girls

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BWW Event Calendar

Jul
1
Wed
Healthy Cooking Class @ LIFE Center
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Experience healthy, interactive, and exciting cooking classes. RSVP Here to reserve your spot today!
If you are an aspiring chef interested in “edu-taining” (educating & entertaining) on making healthy food, attend our Urban Chef Trainings at the LIFE Center Demonstration Kitchen located in the YMCA to learn & share some tricks of the trade. Also, feel free to bring a healthy snack to share!

Jul
10
Fri
Creative Cooking Class @ Church of Christ
Jul 10 all-day

Experience healthy, interactive, and exciting cooking classes. RSVP Here to reserve your spot today!

“Journey Through My Own Eyes” @ BWW Office
Jul 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

8:30 – 9:30 – Update on Black Women’s Health
California Black Women’s Health Project
Los Angeles County – Dept of Public Health

9:40 – 10:30 – Our Story to Tell
Black women authors share their book
featuring author Malika Salaam- Ambolley

Jul
14
Tue
Healthy Cooking Class @ LA Care
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Experience healthy, interactive, and exciting cooking classes. RSVP Here to reserve your spot. today!

Jul
21
Tue
Healthy Cooking Class @ LA Care
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Experience healthy, interactive, and exciting cooking classes. RSVP Here to reserve your spot. today!

Jul
22
Wed
Healthy Cooking Class @ LIFE Center
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Experience healthy, interactive, and exciting cooking classes. RSVP Here to reserve your spot today!
If you are an aspiring chef interested in “edu-taining” (educating & entertaining) on making healthy food, attend our Urban Chef Trainings at the LIFE Center Demonstration Kitchen located in the YMCA to learn & share some tricks of the trade. Also, feel free to bring a healthy snack to share!

Aug
8
Sat
South African Wine Garden Party
Aug 8 all-day

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