In a room full of motivational speakers, authors, founders, and community leaders, Black men and women are gathering to celebrate living a healthy lifestyle.
The 14th annual Black Women’s Wellness Summit will be held September 23-24, with the theme of “Leading Our Way Forward.” According to Madison365, the virtual event honoring Black women’s health will also be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Madison, Wisconsin-based organization, The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness.
Friends! Join #FFBWW for the 14th Annual Black Women’s Wellness Day Virtual Summit on Fri & Sat, Sept 23- 24th! Black women’s leadership will be on full display! Grateful for @blkwomenshealth @lindagblount , @OurBlackYear and @ellietalksmoney ! Register!https://t.co/9kpitIvtc6 pic.twitter.com/BoC2c1ykeE
— Lisa Peyton Caire (@LisaPeytonCaire) September 8, 2022
Established based on the loss of 64-year-old Roberta Peyton, mother of FBWW’s President Lisa Peyton-Caire, the organization hosts the day for Black women leadership in reference of the painful case caused by heart disease. First observed in Bowie, Maryland in 2009, Black Women’s Wellness Day has grown a larger audience in support of its mission to advocate for a healthy life for Black women.
“Black Women’s Wellness Day has always been and this year again will be a beautiful display of leadership of Black women as we continue to face incredible barriers. It is also an opportunity to really shift the narrative to demand accountability and to create new solutions that really elevate Black women’s health, Black family health, and Black well-being as we see a continuing environment of hostility and challenge right now,” Peyton-Caire said.
FBWW president shared that attendees will be a part of two days of learning, listening, and taking action. The expectation is that they leave the safe space feeling empowered and apply the information into their personal lives and communities as they protect their own health and well-being.
“People are going to leave this event not only inspired but with the tools and inspiration and confidence to take…
Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/blackeco/public_html/wp-content/themes/goodnews5/framework/functions/posts_share.php on line 66
Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/blackeco/public_html/wp-content/themes/goodnews5/framework/functions/posts_share.php on line 82