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Own: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Primetime Special
June 7, 2019
The theme for the 2019 Gala is A Journey to the Pride Lands, based on the upcoming Walt Disney feature, "THE LION KING." Emmy-winning actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish will serve as the Gala's master of ceremonies. TV personality and best-selling author Star Jones returns as the Gala's celebrity auctioneer for the third year. Presenters include Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis and author Shaka Senghor.  ... read more »
Let’s Clamp Down on Tobacco and Vaping Product Access for Young People
March 21, 2019
Nearly half a million people die every year from complications from smoking. About a tenth of them never put a cigarette to their lips – they die from exposure to second-hand smoke. Death from tobacco is, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of preventable death. But too many people, enticed by advertising, think that smoking is so "cool" that they embrace it. And the tobacco industry spent more than $9 billion on smoking advertising, or about a million dollars an hour. ... read more »
First Ladies Health Initiative Sponsors Back to School Party
August 1, 2018
  Hundreds of people took advantage of services and resources offered at the Back to School Party sponsored by the First Ladies Health Initiative on July 28. ... read more »
Pastors’ Wives Join Forces To Tackle Health Disparities
April 5, 2018
Thirty L.A.-area churches will host the 7th Annual Walgreens-sponsored First Ladies Health Day on Sunday, April 8. ... read more »
First Ladies Unite to Decrease Preventable Illnesses
November 22, 2016
The First Ladies Health Initiative (FLHI) is proving to be a strong voice for wellness in Southern California. The faith-based outreach program, created by Executive Director Tracey Alston and sponsored by Walgreens, ... read more »
Meagan Good, Faith Evans, Laurieann Gibson & More Talk Women’s Empowerment
October 16, 2016
Meagan Good moderates Women of Bad Boy / #BeautyChronicles women's empowerment brunch in Los Angeles. Sponsored by ORS Olive Oil and Walgreens, the tour seeks to help women defy stereotypes and be the best version of themselves! Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson Journalist/Videographer/Film Editor ... read more / watch video »
Pastors’ Wives Encourage Health, Wellness in Communities of Color
April 21, 2016
Recently, 35 first ladies (or pastors’ wives) opened the doors of their respective churches to provide free health screenings and medical tests to detect preventable, systemic illnesses — ... read more »
Waters & Devine headline 5th Annual First Ladies Health Symposium
December 2, 2015
Congresswoman and actress address health disparities among minorities    The First Ladies Health Initiative held its 5th Annual Los Angeles and Orange County First Ladies Health Luncheon symposium at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 21. ... read more »
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