2014 Milestones

Black Women for Wellness accomplished a number of goals in 2014.

  • Helped pass SB 1135 to prevent the illegal sterilization of women in prison,
  • Trained over 20 new reproductive justice advocates who dispersed to in district, Sacramento and Washington DC visits- reminding our elected representatives Black women are concerned about policies, regulations and laws,
  • Co-hosted a successful Women in Healthcare Reform dialogue where we shared the latest information on women and the Affordable Care Act with over 100 health professionals,
  • Coordinated Kitchen Divas led workshops, demonstrations and taught our community health menu planning, recipes and strategies on preventing the on set of diabetes.