Supreme Court Victory Just a Step for RH Access

In a landmark decision the Supreme Court has prioritized women’s abortion autonomy.  In a 5-3 decision, the High Court ruled to uphold a woman’s constitutional right to make decisions about her reproductive health. Women across many states including Louisiana have been unable to access abortions because of many restrictions that were masked as health protections.  The court said that the supposed … [Read more...]

Girls With A Pearl – March 26th: SAVE THE DATE!

Join Women With A Vision on Thursday, March 26th for #GirlsWithAPearl, a social mixer and safe space for transgender women, combining conversation, dinner, and story sharing to talk about being healthy in relationships. GWAP is facilitated by WWAV's Wendi Cooper, email her at Wendi@wwav-no.org for more info Please share this flyer with a Transwoman you know! … [Read more...]

Deon Haywood Presents on “The State of Women’s Health in New Orleans” at Loyola

On October 16th, 2014, Women With a Vision’s Executive Director Deon Haywood will join the Loyola Society for Civic Engagement in a panel discussion entitled, “ The State of Women's Health Care in New Orleans: What Do Women Have & What Do Women Need?” Visit the Facebook for more info! When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm Location: Audubon Room at Loyola University, 6363 St … [Read more...]

WWAV Launches Healthy Living Initiative, Provides Free Produce to Clients

At Women With a Vision, we understand the ways the multiple systems operating within our society work together to keep marginalized women and their families locked away from the resources they need to lead healthy, whole lives. We understand that it is a privilege for individuals to eat healthy and incorporate fresh produce within one's daily food intake. Traditionally, low-income communities, … [Read more...]

September 16th: Celebrate Global Female Condom Day!

Today, September 16th, 2014, marks the third annual Global Female Condom Day – a day of education and advocacy dedicated to female condoms. Last year, thousands of individuals and nearly 250 organizations from 54 countries participated, demanding greater access to the female condom, an important and dynamic tool that can fight the spread of HIV, STIs, and aid in family planning. Here at Women … [Read more...]

WWAV Holding Focus Groups for Women of Faith about Women’s Health

Women with a Vision, Inc. is piloting a project hosting community meetings in the local African-American faith community about women’s health and how the faith community can help support women's health issues in our city and state. To begin these discussions, we are holding two focus groups that will take place this week at the Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center (4300 S. Broad Street) … [Read more...]

National Women’s Health Week Starts Today!

National Women's Health Week begins on Mother's Day each year. This week, May 11 through May 17, individuals, families, communities, and others across the United States will work toward supporting women as they work toward leading healthier and safer lives. Women With a Vision will post a series of informational posts about the health of women in our community here on our website. Stay tuned … [Read more...]

Join WWAV Staff at Women’s Health Day on May 15th in Baton Rouge!

The Louisiana Center for Health Equity is hosting it’s 3rd annual Women’s Retreat/Women’s Health Day on May 15th to coincide with National Women’s Health Week, along with Louisiana Senator Sharon Weston Broome, and in collaboration with the Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation. The event will run all day at the State Capitol and the Capitol Park Welcome Center in Baton Rouge. The key … [Read more...]

On 2/26, Sign Up for the Affordable Care Act at WWAV!

Women With A Vision and EXCELth Family Health Center present: HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT DAY Come by WWAV's office and sign up for an Affordable Care Act health plan! Have your questions answered and get the information you need to get you and your family covered! For more info, please call (504) 301-0428. February 26, 2014 NOON - 3:00PM 1001 S. Broad Street, Suite 200 (2nd floor of the Art … [Read more...]

WWAV to Host Social Mixer and Story Circle for Transgender Women, Part of New Emerge Project!

Announcing: GIRLS WITH A PEARL Girls With a Pearl is a bimonthly social mixer and safe space for transgender women. Join WWAV for conversation, dinner, and story sharing as we mix it up to talk about how to be healthy in our relationships. Why Girls With a Pearl? "The ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth, but many other shapes of pearls occur. The finest quality natural pearls have been … [Read more...]

Join WWAV in Supporting Lez Network and Lela Logan @ “‘Girls on Fire’ for Breast Cancer,” Sunday October 27th, 2013

On Sunday October 27th, 2013 from 7pm to 11pm at Cafe Istanbul, Lez Network and Lela Logan are hosting "'Girls on Fire' for Breast Cancer," an evening of music and poetry to raise awareness about the reality of breast cancer in the lesbian community. Lela Logan is a breast cancer survivor who knows first hand how important it is to bring awareness and support. All of us at WWAV couldn't agree … [Read more...]