Executive Director | Black Girl Health Foundation, Inc.
EVERYONE WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THE VIRTUAL EVENT ON THIS WEBSITE. THE SHOW WILL ALSO TARGET RESIDENTS IN THE SPECIFIC EVENT GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION ON FACEBOOK– THOSE RESIDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THE SHOW ON FACEBOOK ON BGHF AND OUR PARTNER LIBRARY INSTITUTIONS.
The campaign includes a series of mental health-related workshops at community libraries in various cities throughout the country. The campaign includes in person and virtual events coupled with the execution of a targeted social media strategy to educate African American women on mental health.
VIRTUAL & IN PERSON
Date: February 18th and February 25th
Time: 11am EST
VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON
Date: January 21st and January 28th
Time: 11am EST
According to the National Library of Medicine, African American women not only have significantly increased health risk with limited options for resources, but according to the National Institutes of Health, In 2017, young adults aged 78-25 years had the highest prevalence of mental illness followed by adults aged 26-49 years of age.
Racism continues to have an impact on the mental health of Black/African Americans. Negative stereotypes and attitudes of rejection have decreased, but continue to occur with measurable, adverse consequences.
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Black Girl Health Foundation, Inc is a non-profit 501c3 that creates pathways to improve the health of black women and girls through education, engagement, and empowerment.
The foundation connects with women of color through its College Ambassador Program implemented at educational institutions and communities in the northeastern region. The program helps students and women in the surrounding communities adopt healthier behaviors through through nutrition, exercise, and disease prevention education.
The non-profit furthers its health impact on women and girls of color by partnering with Black Girl Health, LLC for is annual National Kickstart Health & Wellness Program; which includes an entire day of interactive workshops by renown health experts, doctors, health screenings, and fitness trainers to motivate women to take control of their health and give them resources to make informed decisions.