Power of a Dream's women's forum "Taking Care of My Wonderful Self" topic is "WITH MY HEALTH & FOOD". The meeting will focus on women's health in observance of National Women's Health Week in May. National Women's Health Week is celebrated each year, beginning on Mother's Day, to encourage women and girls to make their health a priority. The theme for this year is, “Women's Health, Whole Health: Prevention, Care and Wellbeing.”
For some victims of domestic violence, their abusers have decided to use food as a way to assert power and control. An abusive partner might limit what their partner eats or shame them for their food choices.
On Saturday, May 27th at the Vernon Odom Public Library located at 600 Vernon Odom Blvd. from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. The keynote speaker will be published author Chanel Miller. She will give an awesome testimony on how changing her diet reset her own personal health. Other guest speakers will include Sister Elizabeth Bates, CCOH & Power of a Dream support team and Minister Nadine E. Bates, Facilitator/Chairperson & Vice President/Chaplain of Power of a Dream.