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  • North Philly Peace Park: Free Produce Day

    April 23, 2021 - North Philly Peace Park is hosting a Free Produce & Feminine Hygiene Products Day on Sunday, April 25th from 1pm-3pm. North Philly Peace Park is a volunteer community-based organization. They take pride in being “an open, charitable, intergenerational, neighborhood-managed ecology campus, championing food, education, and community” (Philly Peace Park, 2020). North Philly Peace Park began […]
  • Response to the Womanist Working Collective’s March 17th Press Release

    April 16, 2021 - Response to the Womanist Working Collective’s March 17th Press Release:  As we work to practice, and not simply profess, the shared values that have guided the work behind the Health Status of Black Womxn and Girls Report, we must express our solidarity with the Womanist Working Collective. Read the Womanist Working Collective statement here:  https://www.womanistworkingcollective.org/single-post/wwc-s-official-press-release-choosetochallenge-iwd2021-equityoveroptics.   Our values state […]
  • National Nutrition Month 2021

    March 22, 2021 - by Nutrition Assistant, Medinah Bey According to Eatright.org, “National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It is celebrated every year in the month of March and focuses on the importance of making healthy food choices and building physical activity habits.” This year’s National […]
  • Healthy Baby, Healthy You: Breastfeeding & Nutrition

    February 1, 2021 - Written by Medinah A. Bey, Nutrition Assistant Your food choices will affect your recovery from giving birth and your energy to feel good and parent well. Here are some tips for good nutrition during breastfeeding. Benefits of Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding boosts the immune system, helping to fight off infections. Breastfeeding helps reduce the risks of health issues […]

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