Black Women and Femmes Health Initiative

Project Scope

Through continuous community engagement and facilitation from Black-women led experts in strategic development, the Black Women and Femmes Health Initiative aims to develop a Black Women's Health Agenda for Allegheny County by conducting an investigation in order to: 

  • Assess if and how systems (health and social) may or may not address the health and well-being of Black women and femmes in Allegheny County and surrounding areas
  • Develop a strategic plan and health agenda focused on centering the health and well-being of Black women and femmes in Allegheny County that includes actions related to research, practice, and policy. 

Organizational Flow

Non-profit, for profit, and governmental organizations that impact health for Black women and femmes

Funding Flow

Sources of revenue and funding for entities that impact health for Black women and femmes

Policy Flow

Rules, statutes, regulations, and institutional guidelines that impact health for Black women and femmes

Team Members

(contact and other information coming soon!) 

Dara Mendez

Tiffany L. Gary-Webb

Esa M. Davis

Abi Fabohunda

Tomar Pierson-Brown

Jada Shirriel

Alysia Tucker

Dannai Wilson

La'Tasha Mayes

Sueño Viveros

Cheryl Hall-Russell

Ashley V. Hill

Jewel Scott

India Renae Hunter

Stephanie Christian

Marquita Smalls

David Maynard

Grace Tetteh

Contact

Marquita Smalls
Research Associate
mns69@pitt.edu
412-624-3029