WWAV Presents: Our Voice Our Time: Black Women’s Advocacy Day at the Capital

Our Voice Our Time: Black Women's Advocacy Day at the Capital On April 26, 2017, Women With a Vision, Inc. will undertake the amazing task of bringing together Black Women from across the state of Louisiana to Baton Rouge for an advocacy day focused on Black Women’s issues. Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV) is a New Orleans-based non-profit, founded in 1989 by a grassroots collective of … [Read more...]

WWAV Hosts Townhall for Black Women!

Join WWAV & our partners on June 18th for: BREAKING THE SILENCE: A Townhall on Black Women Too often there is a deafening silence on the ways Black women are impacted by the state. Here in New Orleans, Black women are criminalized and incarcerated at higher rates, face unaddressed trauma, are subjected to housing and other kinds of discrimination and are invisibilized in the narratives on … [Read more...]

Action Alert: BLACK WOMEN’S LIVES MATTER!

TODAY is the national day of action to honor the lives and uplift the stories of Black women and girls who are victims of state and structural violence. The invisibility of the violence that Black women face in local and national media has shown the need to elevate the ways that both race and gender intersect when it comes to ending systemic violence against all Black people and achieving real … [Read more...]