11th Annual African American Women's Wellness Walk

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11th Annual African American Women's Wellness Walk

The African American Women Walk 4 R Sista’s focuses on the Focuses on the impact of disease, disability and death on African American women

By Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, September 16 · 7:30 - 11am EDT

Location

Zelma Watson George Recreation Center 3155 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Cleveland, OH 44104

About this event

11th Annual Virtual African American

Women’s Wellness Walk - Walk 4 R Sista’s

September 16, 2023

7:30am-11:00am

The African American Women’s Wellness

Walk - Walk 4 R Sista’s focuses on the

impact of disease, disability and death on

African American women and methods to

address the leading risk factors. The walk

targets African American women because they are mainly responsible for all medical decisions

that impact the members of their household. The walk will feature medical screening and

community resources.

Goals:

1. To educate women on the problems associated with obesity.

2. To empower women with the tools that they need to begin to live healthier lifestyles.

3. To advocate for programs that focus on the social determinants of obesity (etc. stress,

mental health, economic, genetic, and environmental)

About the organizer

Executive Director

Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition