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Dr. Janice Johnson Dias’s New Book: Parent Like It Matters

Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful Changemaking Girls is an accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers and problem-solvers. Published by Ballantine Books, an imprint of RandomHouse.   Book launch on March 2, 2021   Parent Like It Matters Book

Virtual Workshop: The Science of Our Bodies

On International Women’s Day, join Dr. Jsahna Simmons in a conversation with author and activist, Shelly-Ann Weeks as they discuss the science of our bodies and the gift of periods.   To register for Zoom, Email EMBRACEHERFLOW@GMAIL.COM

Virtual Workshop: The Lived Experience of Periods

Join author and activist, Shelly-Ann Weeks as she hosts a conversation with youth about the role of stigma in access to resources.   To register for Zoom, Email EMBRACEHERFLOW@GMAIL.COM   #EndPeriodShame

1 Year Anniversary of Club Quarantine

To celebrate the 1 Year Anniversary of Club Quarantine, we’re hosting a Club Quarantine Appreciation IG Live Rooms with D-Nice and Adam Mosseri, the Head of Instagram, to celebrate how D-Nice used music and healing to bring the world together and highlight D-Nice’s upcoming Club Quarantine IG LIve the weekend of 3/19. The IG Live Rooms…

Roots, Rock, Run 5K is back

Roots, Rock, Run 5K is back. Your support is invaluable to us. Your dedication to your physical health makes you an example for members of our community. Movement improves our health. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, we cannot physically be together.  But we can move together because we are in this TOGETHER. In 2021 Roots, Rock,…


You Matter: Breathing and Meditation Series

You Matter: Breathing and Meditation Series with Ieshia Alley, Co-Founder of Shakti MindBody Studio Executive Director, SouthBay Yoga Conference   June 14 - 18th 12:30pm EST/ 9:30am EST   Register below     Loading…

Men’s Health Book Club

Join GrassROOTS and Dr. Janice Johnson Dias in collaboration with the YMCA of Charlotte and My Brother’s Keeper of Mecklenburg County for an afternoon conversation. Moderated by Dr. Khalil Muhammad of Harvard Kennedy School. How do men and boys co-create a world where all girls grow up to be healthy women.   June 17, 2021…

Free Cooking Class for Seniors

Are you 55 years or older?  Want to help us pilot our COOKING program? Join us on Wednesday at 6:30pm EST for cooking with Dr. Olivia.   Virtual class. Join wherever you are.   No registration necessary. For recipe: email us at   To get zoom link, subscribe to newsletter by 7am EST 6-22-21.…


Black Love: The Power of Parenting

On Saturday, June 26th at 1:00pm Join Dr. Beverly Guy-Shetfall will be in conversation with GCF President Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, Ayo Afejuku Gathing, M.D. and Alero Afejuku, J.D   They will explore the power of love to heal and help Black children thrive.   Beverly Guy-Sheftall , PhD is the founding director of the Women’s Research…


Roots Rock Run 5k 2022

This year the R3 5K  will be a hybrid activity - you have your choice of the live or in-person starting at 8:30 at Lloyd Hall in Philadelphia (near the Art Museum) or to participate in the virtual race - wherever you are. On June 4th between 8:30am and 12:00pm, we will collectively run 5K wherever we are. Some of…

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