Thank You for your support during the 2018 Big Day of Giving Campaign!
Your support and contributions will enable us to provide African American students and parents with ‘real-time’ education tools and resources to live a healthy and productive life while successfully aspiring to higher education opportunities and careers.
Please donate $25, $50, or $100 monthly through PayPal.
We are about community wellness. Enhancing African American's knowledge and resources around health disparities, careers, leadership and advocacy.
Please make a one time donation of $25, $50, $100 or amount of choice.
We know that Doctors, Nurses, and Allied health professionals are necessary to assure African Americans of culturally competent care. We are raising our own.
Please make a one-time donation of $300, $600, or $1,200.
A six-week program, or single day workshop, for middle school and high school students/parents focusing on early college preparation, goal setting, networking skills, high school graduation, early career and college exploration skills.
MHPMP strives to increase high school graduation rates, increase knowledge and exposure to future professional and academic options, and increase middle and high school students' chances for science pipeline programs and career choices.
AAWHL's mission is to help African American women reduce Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and obesity through education and awareness.
The African American female population of Sacramento, California is only 8% of the total population, but 15% of those women have been diagnosed with Type two diabetes and other chronic diseases. In 2015, the California State Senate passed a Resolution dedicating August as African American Women's Health Legacy month.
African American Women's Health Legacy (AAWHL) sponsored it's 2nd Annual "The Sugars Summit highlighting health disparities affecting African Americans on Saturday, August 18, 2018 - at the Charles A. Jones Education & Career Center.
The owners of Kelley Farms hosted AAWHL families for an educational and fun day of learning and tasting how to eat healthier to combat a series of chronic diseases on Saturday, August 4, 2018
Each year the AAWHL sponsors a public showing of the hit documentary "Soul Food Junkies" to emphasize the importance of knowing our eating habits and the consequences of habits that have been passed down from generations.
Our 2018 conference included a tour of the new Betty Irene Moore Hall School of Nursing, with health screenings conducted by students in the School of Nursing’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing, Keynote speaker, “America’s Favorite Nurse,” Nurse Alice Benjamin is a mom, wellness advocate, media personality, and entrepreneur. Specializing in cardiovascular health, she’s a nationally board certified and award-winning Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 20 years experience. Some of her television appearances include Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Dr. Drew, CNN, Fox and Friends, and much more.
Each month local women meet at the ever-changing Brickhouse Gallery to partake in "Whatever is on your mind, or on your heart" discussions. Past presentations have included, financial management, medicare, personal hygiene, field trips, art projects, health clinical trial presentations and recreation.
Opportunities for African American women to network and feel "safe" with their discussions are few and far between.
The first Friday of each month provides an opportunity for women to connect over a great breakfast to discuss their health, career, retirement, family and community concerns. Our Education Consultant, Toni Colley Perry says, "Until you've broken bread with someone, you haven't really met them".