A community is a group of people who share people some of the same beliefs and needs which affects the identity of the group and the people in it.

Community Health refers to the collective, holistic health of the defined group of people.

Topics and Services to Connect with Through BWHM

  • Systematic/Institutional Navigation & Action Supporting African American businesses
  • Real Options After High School
  • Mentorships
  • The Arts – Telling our Story


“32% of Americans say it would be difficult to meet their current financial obligations if their next paycheck were delayed for a week, meaning the financial ground they’re standing on is incredibly shaky or, as I like to say, many Americans are walking a tightrope that could snap at any time. I realize it can be overwhelming and depressing to live like this, but as difficult as it may seem, you can break the cycle.”

Getting Paid in America, National Payroll Week (2015)


BWHM focuses on elevating and supporting actions that protect and improve the community health of African American women and their families.