California Black Women's Health Project
Healing for the mind, body & soul!
California Black Women's Health Project (CABWHP) is the only statewide, non-profit organization that is solely committed to improving the health of California's 1.2 million Black women and girls through advocacy, education, outreach and policy. We focus on empowering Black women to take personal responsibility for our own health and to advocate for changes in policies that negatively affect Black women's health status.
In opportunities, access and resources - (ensuring that Black women and girls are never overlooked in their pursuit of quality health and wellness by the systems of health and wellness care)
Emphasizing individual responsibility and interpersonal support via a Sister Circle model, we empower Black women and girls to improve their health and wellness using a proactive approach
BLACK WOMEN CENTERED:
We are unapologetic about advocating on the premise of intrinsic value in the history and heritage of Black women, employing culturally competent interventions that are relevant, appropriate and effective
We operate as a lever for change in community conditions, health disparities, individual behaviors & policies that impact health and wellness
100% of programming efforts are centered on partnership and a fundamental belief that collective engagement is essential to effective prevention and early intervention.