American Sickle Cell Anemia Association / An organization that provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease.
Black Doctor.org / A health and wellness destination for people of color, marrying culture and content with physical products and services to transform people’s lives.
Black Girls Run! / An Atlanta-based national running club, formed by Ashley Hicks and Tori Carey, to increase the number of African-American women who run, improving their fitness, quality of life, and ultimately decreasing the number of African-American women who are overweight. What began with a blog has grown into a network of more than seventy groups and hundreds of thousands of members across the nation.
Black Health Matters / African Americans have poor health outcomes on nearly every disease index; we’re either at higher risk for developing an illness or we die from it in greater numbers. While access to health insurance and socioeconomic status play a significant part in these health disparities, we also lack awareness about a lot of preventive steps we could take to better our health, and we’re in denial, too. Black Health Matters will provide information about health and well-being from a service-oriented perspective–with lots of upbeat, positive solutions and tips.
Black Women’s Health Imperative / The mission of this imperative is to promote optimum health for Black Women across the life span – physically mentally and spiritually.
BLACK ZEN / A movement dedicated to improving the health and well-being of black and brown communities. It is a social enterprise and registered nonprofit designed to make meditation accessible, relatable and effective across a dynamic range of individuals. Through meditation, Black Zen aims to re-frame mindsets and blow up limiting beliefs by demystifying the practice, de-bunking common misconceptions and showing that every day people can use meditation to bring positive changes in their life.
Journey to Wellness / Provide health care information that engages minority consumers and influences health behaviors.
The Center for African American Health / Family Resource Center dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of infants, seniors, and everyone in between by providing culturally-sensitive health education and health promotion programs.
The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) / A nonprofit training and consulting organization founded in 1992. Our mission is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to advance access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
The MOCHA Center / A community health center that offers social events and other programs focused on improving the health and wellness of LGBTQ people of color—in mind, body, and spirit. We are a place where every voice is heard, the staff knows where you are coming from, and all are welcome.