HILLARY CLINTON AFFIRMS MESSAGE PORTRAYED IN DOCUMENTARY THAT HIGHLIGHTS OBSTACLES BLACK WOMEN FACE IN THE CORPORATE WORKPLACE

“INVISIBLE WOMEN: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America”
Screenings go on National Tour
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OAKLAND, CA:  In April this year, Black Entertainment Television (BET) aired the tenth annual Black Girls Rock! celebration and award show … . Between high-energy musical performances and award presentations, presidential candidate Secretary Hillary Clinton heralded the Black Girls Rock! Movement and its founder Beverly Bond. In her speech, Clinton referred to black women as “change makers and path breakers and ground-shakers.” She went on to share her thoughts about barriers black women face in this country. This film “is to rebuke every single one of those barriers and discrimination and systemic racism that keep them up,” Clinton said. …
2016-10-03

 

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AFRICAN AMERICAN WELLNESS PROJECT (AAWP) HOSTS FALL 2016 TECH HEALTH CONFERENCE

~ Tech Solutions for Healthier Communities of Color ~
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aawp-logoOAKLAND, CA: On Saturday, November 5th, AAWP will host a day-long Technology Health Conference during which attendees will enjoy a scintillating discussion with industry experts, hear pitches from tomorrow’s startup giants, connect with change-makers, and learn how the latest in health technology can be used to minimize health disparity gaps. The program’s target audience is African Americans and other communities who suffer disproportionately from chronic diseases along with thought leaders in both health and technology industries.
2016-10-03

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‘HEELUSIONS™ Heels by Design’ Partners with Susan G. Komen to Connect Women’s Health with Fashion

“A Mile in Her Heels” Breast Cancer Benefit Campaign
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NATIONWIDE: In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Missouri-based shoe fashion accessory company, “Heelusions” Heels by Design, has added a limited edition pink ribbon design to its lineup of popular shoe heel accessories. The special Heelusions design is a statement of style and support for the breast cancer cause. Proceeds from sales of pink ribbon Heelusions will benefit Susan G. Komen of Greater Kansas City. The pink ribbon design, titled “A Mile in Her Heels,” is currently printed on a black tone-on-tone pattern and a silver pattern. Additional prints on other fabrics are available now and more are coming soon. …
2016-10-20

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Dynamic Motivational Speaker, Anthony “Spark Plug” Thomas, Inspires Women to Realize Their Value

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sp-logoATLANTA, GA: High-energy international motivational speaker Anthony Thomas—known professionally as “Spark Plug”—is among the nation’s most inspiring, entertaining and unforgettable public speakers. Atypical for a man, the certified women’s empowerment coach has a special passion for topics of interest to women. He educates himself on women’s issues to ensure he remains current on what’s trending. Though he speaks on numerous topics, his favorite women’s subject encourages them to believe in the impossible and use their individual creative talents to stand out, so their value is recognized and respected—in the workplace, at school, in personal relationships and especially as entrepreneurs.
2016-10-19

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SF Bay Area Best-selling Author and Poet Bryant Linda Appearing at “God’s Leading Ladies” Conference

Main Session Leading Ladies Include Pastor Paula White-Cain, Dr. Medina Pullings & Dr. Juanita Bynum | Oct. 21-22 | Oakland, CA
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OAKLAND, CA: Amazon.com best-selling author and poet, Bryant Linda, is excited to announce she will be a breakout session speaker and moderator at the first annual Northern California “God’s Leading Ladies” Life Enrichment Program Conference, a partnership between T.D. Jakes Ministries and Patrick Weaver Ministries. Among the illustrious leading ladies to speak during main conference sessions are Pastor Paula White-Cain (“God is Lifting Me Higher”), Dr. Medina Pullings (“The Phenomenal Woman”) and Dr. Juanita Bynum (“Prophetic Assignment”).
2016-10-06

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GREATER RICHMOND INTERFAITH PROGRAM HOSTS 30TH ANNUAL HARMONY WALK/5K RUN TO END HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS

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RICHMOND, CA: The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP)—a homeless service provider, serving West Contra Costa County—is excited to announce its 30th Annual Harmony Walk/5K Run to End Hunger and Homelessness presented by Chevron. The Harmony Walk is GRIP’s signature annual fundraising event to benefit its primary purpose of housing and feeding the homeless and hungry citizens in its community.
2016-10-10

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CALIFORNIA ALLIANCE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATORS CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY WITH BLACK-TIE GALA HONORING AMAZING LEADERS, PARTNERS AND INVESTORS

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San Jose, September 28, 2016 – The California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE) is excited to announce a celebratory Black-tie Gala in recognition of its 15th anniversary on Saturday, October 22nd at the Marriott Hotel at San Francisco Airport, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd in San Mateo at 6pm.

Since its founding in 2001, the vision of academic excellence and cultural resiliency for students of African ancestry has guided CAAAE’s work to fulfill its motto, “education for liberation.”  More than 600 students have completed organization’s award-winning STEM program—the Dr. Frank S. Greene Scholars Program (GSP)—and are in college, graduate school or careers as examples of what high expectations, rigorous …
2016-09-28

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