Updated: Jun 10
Black Lives Matter
Her Healthy Habits creates a space that is inclusive of all women - including BIPOC & LGBTQIA - not just independent of economic, marital, familial, cultural, & every other defining feature - BUT IN CELEBRATION of the unique differences that makes up our whole identity as a person.
NAMI: African American Mental Health Resources: According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 10% more likely to experience serious psychological distress.
Center for Black Women's Wellness: Providing quality education & healthcare within Metro Atlanta.
Project LETS: Mental health disparity factors & how to get help.
CA Black Women's Health Project: A variety of circumstances put Black women at high risk for mental and emotional stress - economic insecurity, responsibilities of care-giving, neighborhood violence, lack of social support and physical illness or disability. As a result, many are plagued by tension, anxiety, worry and fear. Because of the powerful and complex links between the mind, emotions and body, chronic states of stress and anxiety can have dangerous and sometime fatal, health consequences. In addition, the daily struggles of coping with racism and sexism further exacerbate mental and emotional stress.
Black Women's Health Imperative: We target the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. through investments in evidence based strategies, bold programs and advocacy outreach on health policies.
Crisis Text Line: Free 24/7 mental health support is available by texting HOME to 741741.
Loveland: Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Our resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing. We are becoming the ones we’ve been waiting for.
We prioritize the voices, views, and needs of Black, and other people of color within our organization and in the community. We feature Black authors, artists, academics, and other special guests of color at our events.
We believe in transformation. We strive to dismantle oppression in order to achieve racial justice.
We invite White people to challenge White supremacy — both personal and institutional. White steering committee members and volunteers are charged with engaging other White folks in this work.
Legal Defense & Education Fund (LDF): The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections won over the past 75 years of civil rights struggle and works to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments.
Educate & Sign:
Southern Poverty Law Center: The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
Demand Justice for George Floyd & demand that protestors be protected from police brutality.
Excellent References to further Listen, Read & Watch: