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$35 for 35 Years – It’s Our Birthday!

For 35 years, The Black Women’s Health Imperative has been a powerful force in leading efforts to address the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls like you. With your help, we can continue to uplift Black women’s ability to enjoy optimal health and well-being in a socially just society. Help us continue to protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls by joining our birthday campaign.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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Want to lose weight, feel great and get healthy?

Our Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life. (CYL²) program is for you! In the CYL² programs, lifestyle coaches teach women — and men — across the country how to eat differently and move more.

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Health is Fashionable! Physically. Emotionally. Financially. And now Fashionably

A stylish expression of health inspired by the only national organization solely dedicated to improving both the health and wellness of our nations 21 million black women.

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BWHI President and CEO Pens Chapter in the Meridian Journal

BWHI President and CEO, Linda G. Blount authored, “The Secret to Black Women’s Health: Ask, Listen, Do” a chapter in the newly released Meridians Journal, “Speaking for Ourselves: Reclaiming, Redesigning, and Reimagining Research on Black Women’s Health,” published by Indiana University Press.

WHY BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH MATTERS

If we lived in a society where health equity was a reality, here’s what could happen:

2,400

Fewer deaths
from breast
cancer each year

35%

Decrease in
infant mortality rates
for Black women

50%

Increase in high school graduation
rates for Black girls and a
25% increase in college graduate rates for Black women

$250B

Impact to the U.S. economy

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Bearing the Burden of Being a Black Woman in America

Five women went out to do what thousands of women do on a nice spring day—grab their clubs and go out for a round of golf. What makes this different ...
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