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File #: 71001    Version: 1 Name: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Enactment date: 4/25/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00262
Title: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness
Sponsors: Nikki Conklin, Jael Currie, Juliana R. Bennett, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Arvina Martin, Christian A. Albouras, Brian Benford, Sheri Carter, Tag Evers, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Gary Halverson, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Attachments: 1. 220419 Common Council Registrants Report.pdf
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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness

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WHEREAS, the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness was founded by Lisa Peyton-Caire in 2012 to mobilize, support, and advocate on behalf of Black Women’s health; and,

WHEREAS, founder Lisa Peyton-Caire has tirelessly dedicated herself to envisioning, leading, creating, strengthening, and growing the Black Women’s Wellness movement - launching the first Black Women’s Wellness Day in Bowie, Maryland, in 2009 and expanding to Madison, Wisconsin in 2011; and,

WHEREAS, the Foundation’s purpose is to empower a generation of Well Black Women through eliminating health disparities and other barriers so they, their families, and their communities, may live long, healthy, and thriving lives; and,

WHEREAS, thanks to founder Peyton-Caire’s work and the endless support of other committed individuals, the Foundation has increased its reach to over 7,000 women and girls throughout Dane County through health promotion, education and family-stabilizing support services and impacting thousands more through their advocacy work; and,

WHEREAS, in 2022, it will be a full decade since the Foundation’s inception;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Madison recognize the extraordinary impact the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness has had on the lives of countless Black individuals in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin and beyond.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council commend Lisa Peyton-Caire, the Foundation’s past and current Board members, its employees and other steadfast and committed volunteers for their hard work and invaluable contributions to our community.

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council congratulate and celebrate the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, its staff, volunteers, and donors on their 10th Anniversary, and express gratitude and support for their cont...

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