The good news is we have an unbelievable gift of TWO years to get this program ready for independence! Roslyn Farrington, a longtime women's advocate, suggests these next steps.
We need to get 6-8 people who will agree to:
1) A 3-year commitment to being on the board
2) Faithfully attend monthly meetings with work assignments in between
3) Attend a one day meeting, where we spend 1/2 a day building community and the other 1/2 creating a 3 year plan.
So, who's on board? Let's hear from you soon!
I am because we are, and because we are, therefore I am ...
The meaning of this African proverb is that the health of the black community is dependent upon the health of its individuals. Our name says it all:Healing: "to free from grief, troubles, evil, to make sound, well, healthy"
Roots: "an essential or basic part, to become settled or established"
Village: a community of individuals, social-service providers, businesses and community and faith-based organizations who work to empower black women and their families