"Our mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. We do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts."
"Black Folks Guide to Surviving Corona summarizes and collects far flung resources into one location. The guide includes information on food, housing, parenting, mental health, legal assistance, how-to information for neighborhood organizing/COVID teams, and other “survival” basics."
"Since inception, the organization has been at the forefront of women’s health issues, through comprehensive public education initiatives that promote overall wellness of Black women. In 1990, BWHI opened a public education and policy office in Washington, D.C., the seat of policy and advocacy for reproductive rights. But, it was not until 1995 that the board realized the opportunity to become better positioned to address the massive challenges of racial and gender-based health disparities affecting Black women. A decision was made to establish a national presence in the nation’s capital and relocate our national headquarters to Washington, D.C."
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"Dianne Bondy is a social justice activist, author, accessible yoga teacher, and the leader of the Yoga For All movement.
Her inclusive approach to yoga empowers anyone to practice—regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability. Dianne is revolutionizing yoga by educating yoga instructors around the world on how to make their classes welcoming for all kinds of practitioners."
"Dianne’s Call is a grassroots organization whose mission is to optimize community health through education and access to healthy foods in underserved neighborhoods. We empower the community with knowledge, hands-on practical applications and natural lifestyle modifications that will ensure a whole health experience to create a world of wellness."
"The Nap Ministry was founded in 2016 by Tricia Hersey and is an organization that examines the liberating power of naps. We engage with the power of performance art, site-specific installations, and community organizing to install sacred and safe spaces for the community to rest together. We facilitate immersive workshops and curate performance art that examines rest as a radical tool for community healing. We believe rest is a form of resistance and name sleep deprivation as a racial and social justice issue."
"SisterSong is a Southern based, national membership organization; our purpose is to build an effective network of individuals and organizations to improve institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities."
"SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective was formed in 1997 by 16 organizations of women of color from four mini-communities (Native American, African American, Latina, and Asian American) who recognized that we have the right and responsibility to represent ourselves and our communities, and the equally compelling need to advance the perspectives and needs of women of color."
"Mama Can You Hear Me: A Cry from the African-American Soul is a silent tribute to George Floyd (As he was dying, he called from his soul to his dead Mama.) and for all of the countless African-American souls that cried for their Mama has they suffered inhumane brutality in the legal name of medical research."--Janice Surginer, AAHCE Committee Chair