#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.
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Wingspan Solutions is partnering with West Oakland Health Council and Community Health Care Network to address health inequity. We are hosting our Health Equity Case Competition to generate ideas, provide opportunities, create tangible change, and give teens the chance to potentially win $300. All profits and donations will go towards WOHC and CHCN to improve health in BIPOC and marginalized communities.
The competition has two components: a 3-4 page written report and a 5-minute pitch. The competition is held online via Google Classroom and Google Meet, allowing competitors to work flexibly on their own schedules. Teams of 1-3 will have 48 hours to read a case study on health inequity; propose tech, community/business, or policy solutions; and present their ideas in a report and pitch.
There are many dimensions to health, so we are keeping potential proposals as broad as possible, addressing everything from mental health to environmental health. Participants will also hear from and network with business, healthcare, and nonprofit leaders!
No experience required!
Competitors can register here: bit.ly/HealthEquityCC.
The $10 entree fee can be paid here: bit.ly/HEqEventbrite
Additional donations can be directed to the West Oakland Health Council here: bit.ly/HEqGoFundMe.
The Home and Foreign District Association Women’s Health Conference and Symposium. West Oakland Health Council was on hand to provide blood pressure screening to conference participants.
Covenant Church Wellness Day – March 23, 2019
West Oakland Health Council participated in the Covenant Church of Berkeley’s Wellness Day. This day of learning provided information about Health and Wellness to the parishioners and to the community at large. West Oakland provided resource information about our services and programs.
DENTAL EXAM CHILD OUTREACH
West Oakland participates in Health Fairs, Festivals and Community events. We can provide resource information about our services and upon request provide specific screenings. Here is a picture of Dr. Mason-Dozier providing a fluoride treatment on a young patient at a health fair.