Sisters@Eight

Black Women for Wellness Sisters @ EightSisters @ Eight is BWW’s community forum which brings hot topics and major health and wellness issues to the forefront of public conversation.

The program 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.

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.

CONTACT US or call (323) 290-5955 to learn more about the program, events and volunteer opportunities.


Photos from the Sisters @ Eight 2015 Events


Upcoming Events

Feb
13
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Feb
20
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Feb
27
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Mar
5
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Mar 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Mar
12
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Mar
19
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Mar 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Mar
26
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Mar 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Apr
2
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Apr
9
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,
Apr
16
Sat
9:30 am Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Fashionably Fit “Mind, Body & Sp... @ Rueben Ingold Parkway
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
This excercise program is an integration of Yoga and Pilates. Yoga has a strong impact on the field of stress reduction, mind/body medicine, and energy medicine. Pilates has an emphasis on body alignment, injury prevention,

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