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.