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Day 1- "Break Through" Fight, Flight, Faith Female Empowerment Conf.

Jeloude 4 Womyn By Womyn, Essex County College, Hyacinth Foundation

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 PM (PDT)

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Event Itinerary: Fight

Friday: May 10, 2013




Time: 9:30am-10:30am

Check in and breakfast

Time: 10:30am-11:00am

Break through dance performance

Time: 11:00am-11:30am

Break Through- Fight, Flight, Faith: In this session the women will learn the definition of break through. They will identify the areas they need a break through in and what they are willing to do to get their break through.

Time: 11:30am- 12:30pm

It’s time to get your shift right! The women will learn to shift their mind set from operating from a victim’s perspective to a victory perspective. Lessons will also be on how to train their thinking to be more positive so as to attract positive energy.

Time: 12:30pm- 1:15pm

Social service and health fair, vendors, free facials, door prizes, massages, health screenings, one on one counseling, and much more. Fair ends at 5pm.

Time: 1:15pm-2:00pm

Lunch and video presentation

Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Fighting words: In this session women will learn how to effectively communicate their as well as learn their rights, how to stand up against certain societal systems, as well as how to remove their selves out of difficult situations.

Time: 3pm-4pm

Women and Health: Hyacinth Foundation and Boston University’s Women’s Project will discuss the importance of sexual health and the topics- Love, Sex, and Choices.

Time: 4:00pm- 4:30pm

SISTA intervention presentation and closing




Time: 5:30pm- 6:30pm

Happy Hour: Networking event. Women will get a chance to mix and mingle over non-alcoholic cocktails, hors d’oeuvres , and music. Short de-stressor for women coming from work or going to work so that they can unwind before the next segment.





Time: 6:30pm- 7:30pm

Breaking through in Health: The number on wealth in life is health. Women will learn how to make healthier decisions because healthy is the new sexy.

Time: 7:30pm-8:15pm

Dinner is served

Friday, May 10, 2013                         Time: 8:15pm-11pm

Ladies Night: In this session women will get the chance visit different stations to learn how to make their own jewelry, make their own body products, style their hair in different ways, and much more! This is also the time in which the women of honor will be honored. Free HIV and STD testing provided from 7:30pm-10:30pm





Agencies being invited to attend, present, and participate in conference:




Essex County College Urban Studies


Essex County College Wise Women Center


Essex County College Student Life


Hyacinth Arch Nurse- Tester for HIV and STDs, Hepatitis


Hyacinth Mobile Unit- Tester for HIV


Hyacinth SISTA Health Educators and PWP Health Educators that are women


Newark Community Health Centers, East Orange Primary Care Center Healthy Start Initiative


Newark Community Health Centers, Newark Broadway office


Beth Israel Hospital – HIV testers and table


St. Barnabus Hospital – Testers and to have table


UMDNJ- STOP program - Testers for HIV and STDs,


UMDNJ- SAFE – Testers to provide mammogram screenings and pap smears


Newark Health Department- Screenings and information


East Orange Health Department- screenings and information


Irvington Family Success Center- screenings and information


Rutgers Cooperative Research Extension- Nutrition education


Planned Parenthood


Rutgers University- Newark


Berkeley College – Newark


Bloomfield College- Bloomfield


NJIT- Newark




First Choice Women’s Resource Center


Purple Reign Domestic Violence Organization


La Casa De Don Pedro


Supporting our Sisters organization


Smith Center- Center for Infectious Disease management and Care


NJ Welfare Van




Davis Chiropractor services






Shoprite/Pathmark supermarket


And more …..









Have questions about Day 1- "Break Through" Fight, Flight, Faith Female Empowerment Conf.? Contact Jeloude 4 Womyn By Womyn, Essex County College, Hyacinth Foundation

When & Where

Essex Community College- Clara Dasher Center
303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 PM (PDT)

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Jeloude 4 Womyn By Womyn, Essex County College, Hyacinth Foundation

Jeloude 4 Womyn by Womyn is a soon to be nonprofit organization that has been in existence for two years. The organization exists to be a catalyst for positive change in the community by providing women and teen girls of color with resources, skills, and positive programs geared towards: 1. Upliftment 2. Empowerment 3. Self efficacy 4. Community/international advocacy. The services provided by Jeloude are: annual female empowerment conference, holistic workshops, referrals, mentorship, educational/informational workshops. Workshops on: finances, career/business, education, relationships, health and wellness, global/international women’s relations, spirituality, and family planning. The 5 core women who established this organization are (from right to left): Stephanie Antoine, Joanne Antoine, Lorraine Lacroix, Marcdalene Jean, Jessica Elicin, and Francia Clermont.


Essex County College is an open-door public community college that is committed to providing quality educational programs and life-long learning activities at the most affordable cost. The College is open to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities. They take pride in the richness of their diversity and their nurturing atmosphere, which encourages people who otherwise might not aspire to higher education to enroll and excel.

Hyacinth Foundation is the first and largest AIDS service organization in New   Jersey. Founded in 1985, is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt agency. Hyacinth provides client services in eight regional offices in six counties statewide. Services include individual client advocacy as well as hotline counseling for prevention, care and treatment, service referrals, professional and community education workshops, legal services and public policy advocacy. Hyacinth's 12 core programs include counseling and testing, prevention, syringe access, medical case management, treatment access and adherence counseling, legal advocacy, direct housing assistance, discharge planning, mental health and addictions counseling, support groups, community mobilization programs, and community and provider education.

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