Legendary Vocalist Nancy Wilson Among Honorees at California Black Women’s Health Project Gala
SOURCE: Inglewood Today
The California Black Women’s Health Project celebrated and honored “Women Who Dared: Our Legacy & Our Future” during their 16th Anniversary Breakfast Gala. The inspirational, informative and energizing event was held in downtown Los Angeles at the City Club on the 54th floor. The panoramic view parallel the high achievers that were honored and the growing accomplishments of highlighted the California Black Women’s Health Project (CABWHP).
Based in Inglewood, CABWHP is the only statewide organization solely dedicated to improving the health of California’s Black women and girls via education, advocacy and policy. Under the outstanding leadership of executive director Crystal Crawford, the hard working CABWHP staff manages to enhance and empower the lives of women nationally.
The 2010 “Women Who Dared” honorees were Nancy Wilson (legendary vocalist and humanitarian); Gloria Morrow (nationally renowned clinical psychologist and author); and Ann Everett (Director of Nursing for the Watts Healthcare Corporation and lifetime community servant).) The Gala will include tributes in dance, music and spoken word, as well as an update on CABWHP’s groundbreaking advocacy work to improve the physical, mental and emotional health of Black women and girls.
Gala proceeds will support the organization’s advocacy and education work, including the expansion of the Advocate Training Program (ATP), an innovative program that trains Black women to be health policy advocates and activists.
To date, the ATP has produced more than 100 women’s health advocates in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.