GOALS OF CREATING A LEGACY OF WELLNESS
Mobilize diverse leaders to develop, integrate and expand health awareness activities and/or policy changes within their organizations that benefit employees, constituents, clients, patients, congregational members and the community
Increase knowledge and awareness for African American women and women of color at large in the areas of weight reduction, stress, depression, mental health, and heart disease.
The purpose of the Creating a Legacy of Wellness Initiative is to unite with diverse leaders of social, professional, legislative, corporate, educational, community and faith based institutions and organizations to strategically improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities of African-American women and women of color and their family members, friends and neighbors through advocacy, education, research and support activities, programs and services.
Increase the awareness and knowledge of diverse leaders of health strategies that improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities
Leverage existing and establish new partnerships and collaborations with community based organizations and churches, health and human service providers, research and education institutions, organizations and governmental entities at the local, state and federal levels, community based organizations and faith based institutions