Black Women's Wellness Day a huge success!

March 8, 2014
September 30, 2013

Thanks to all who attended the 5th Annual Black Women's Wellness Day on Saturday, September 21st! We attracted our largest audience ever of over 400 women, girls, partners, and sponsors.We thank all of our generous sponsors and partners for helping grow our vision and our reach as we revolutionize Black Women's health--TOGETHER!

 
 

5th Annual Black Women's Wellness Day event only 2 weeks away

September 8, 2013
Join the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness for the 5th Annual Black Women's Wellness Day coming up on just two weeks on Saturday, September 21st at Madison's Alliant Energy Center!

This year's event will feature keynote speaker Hitaji Aziz, Owner of Peacemaker Enterprise in Houston, Texas. Ms. Aziz is a powerful motivational speaker, spoken word artist, meditation and life style coach, workshop facilitator, diversity consultant, holistic healer, and radio talk show host of Earth 101 on Hou...

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The Foundation Partners with the American Diabetes Association to Advance Diabetes Education

September 7, 2013
The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness is proud to introduce 10 new American Diabetes Association Project Power Ambassadors to the Greater Madison community! 

This newly trained group will bring ADA's Live Empowered diabetes education and prevention workshops to members of the African American community via churches, community groups, neighborhood meetings, and other venues in an effort to decrease and eliminate the impact and prevalence of diabetes on the lives and health ...

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Join the Foundation's Remembrance Project: Why We Must Write a new Legacy of Wellness

June 19, 2013


The impact of health disparities on the lives of Black women is real. We cannot deny the statistics, nor the personal stories we share of Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Friends lost too soon to illness. Remembering and honoring the lives of these women is a critical part of our own healing and our journey to once and for all make our health a personal priority. 

Please join the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness in launching the Remembrance Project, a nationwide registry of photos and names o...

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Madison Tubman Walkers & GirlTrek Madison Raising the Bar on Fitness in Madison

June 19, 2013


The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness is proud to partner with the Madison Tubman Walkers, a local walking and fitness collective, to improve the health of local African American women and girls.

Launched in March of this year in conjunction with the National GirlTrek organization's nationwide call to get Black women walking for health, the Madison Tubman Walkers have quickly created a new and vital opportunity for local women and girls to get fit! With walking as the focus, women are inv...

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Town Hall Meeting on Black Women & Girls' Physical Activity Reveals Challenges and Solutions to Better Physical Health

June 18, 2013


The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness teamed up with the United Way of Dane County on Saturday, May 18th to host a special mini-summit, Black Women & Girls: Moving Our Way to Wellness at the Urban League of Greater Madison. The session aimed to gather challenges and solutions about how to get local African American women and girls more active and engaged in regular physical activity. Community and health organization representatives from the YMCA, Madison School Community Recreation, and ...
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Black Women, Sustainability, and Our Communities: Majora Carter

June 18, 2013


We are huge believers in sustainability as a key to the long term health and wellness of Black women, our families, our neighborhoods, and our communities. How we care for, move, and interact with our environment will determine the quality of our lives and our health for the foreseeable future. Check out one of our health, wellness, and sustainability sheroes, Majora Carter, urban revitalization expert and CEO of the
Majora Carter Group who gave an excellent TED Talk about her work and why ...
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FFBWW Sustainability Workshop a Hit!

June 17, 2013


On Thursday, May 17th, 2013, the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness teamed up with the 
South Madison Promise Zone and several partners including the UW-Madison and sponsor MG&E/New Green Challenge for Sustainability Night--a community event and conversation on eco-stewardship and health in our community. What a great turnout we had! We were especially thrilled to host a special workshop, Black Women & Sustainability: Going Back to Our Roots. Over 25 guests attended our session on a Friday ...

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Sustainability & Communities of Color: We Weigh In

June 17, 2013


Check out our Founder Lisa Peyton-Caire and others talk sustainability, health, and the impact on communities of color in this forward-thinking interview with Jeff Patterson, host of JP Behind the Chair and owner of Madison's award-winning
JP Hair Design. Thanks to Madison Gas & Electric's New Green Challenge Project for inviting us to weigh in on this critical conversation! Click here to view the video if you can't see it above. --
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Join Our Communities Online! Stay in the loop!

June 17, 2013


There are many ways to connect to BWWDAY and the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness!! Make sure you do TODAY and stay up on upcoming events, updates, inspiring stories, and more! Here's how:


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About Us


Foundation for Black Women's Wellness Established in June 2012, The Foundation for Black Women's Wellness is a Wisconsin based non-profit organization committed to eliminating health disparities and other barriers impacting the lives of African American women and girls. Visit our official site at www.ffbww.org.
Foundation for Black Women's Wellness
2222 South Park Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 729-1264