Culture For Wellness

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

$47,170

Saved on 16 projects and calls

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Causes

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Mission

Our mission is to improve the narrative around Black wellness and promote change in our communities through awareness, partnerships and storytelling. We envision a nation and a world that eliminates harm to Black people, and values and supports their optimal wellness.

Defining Wellness:
Our definition of wellness includes the physical, emotional, social, financial, spiritual, and intellectual health possessed by individuals and communities which undergirds their overall success, safety and prosperity.

What We Do

Culture For Wellness (CW) (formerly Women's Work Foundation) is a nonprofit organization committed to amplifying issues affecting the optimal wellness of Black people and their communities and providing opportunities to create solutions.

FOCUS AREAS:

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS & EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

*Develop relationships with local and national nonprofits and businesses to provide programming, initiatives, and workshops
*Provide wellness classes that educate on the components of optimal wellness (social, physical, emotional, social, financial, etc)
*Connect the Black community to resources that promote wellness
*Social media campaigns
*Align the history and perspective of the Black experience with the reframing of wellness
*Social justice and advocacy

DIGITAL MEDIA & PODCASTING:

*Provide culturally relevant information that inspires, promotes change, and tells stories around wellness
*Podcast: history and perspective, lifestyle options, food stories, social justice issues around wellness

BUREAU FOR WELLNESS TOPICS:

*Use digital media to collect stories of resilience and pursuit of wellness to inspire others

Staff

Jaronda M
Jaronda M.

Director/Board Chair