- Ensure at least one Black woman with breast cancer is part of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Action Team of AFC Alumni that AFC is forming this year. This team will include people from different races, genders, stages of the disease, types of cancer, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds, and religions
- Hire and train at least one Black facilitator to join our small facilitation team.
- Focus outreach and marketing efforts on Black communities and increase the percentage of Black women that participate in our ten-week Ignite Experience program, which is designed to help people navigate the complex emotions of cancer and find growth, connection, and belonging.
- Ensure at least one Black woman is invited to join our new Advisory Board
- Seek funding to develop our Empower 2021 Workshop Series, a series of interactive online workshops for patients, survivors, and caregivers coping with challenges not addressed in traditional support groups. A key focus is ensuring these workshops are inclusive and accessible to people from underserved communities. Once funded, AFC would like to partner on at least one co-branded workshop with:
o non-profit that serves women from the Black community
o health centers that serve Black patients, survivors, and caregivers
- Commit to ensuring that we continue to feature the stories of Black alumni via our blog and social media channels
- Continue to ensure that Black women and men are represented as panelists or co-hosts for ongoing virtual events
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