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Howard University Radio WHUR 96.3 Black Women Thriving East of the River Segment

July 19, 2023

Listen to Black Women Thriving East of the River’s (BWTEotR) Executive Director, Nakeisha Neal Jones, and cancer survivor and Founding Member, Marsha Williamson talk about BWTEotR’s impactful work.

Initiative Empowers Community, Seeks to Improve Quality of Life for Black Women East of the River in Washington, D.C.

Newswires EIN. News provided by: Frisby & Associates Inc. July 20, 2023

Read about Black Women Thriving East of the River beginning the implementation of health and workforce interventions in Washington, D.C.

Greater Washington Community Foundation Announces $12.5 Million in Health Advocacy, Policy, and Systems Change Support

June 14, 2023

Black Women Thriving East of the River is among 14 Washington, DC-based nonprofits awarded a Health Equity Fund grant by the Greater Washington Community Foundation for advocacy, policy, and systems change support. 

The Washington Informer: Black Women Thriving East of the River

October 10, 2023

Written by: Delia Houseal-Smith

Read about Founding Member, Delia Houseal-Smith’s Black Women Thriving East of the River journey.

The Washington Informer: Black Women Thriving East of the River Centers Residents and Creates Opportunities for Quality Jobs, Careers, and Improved Cancer Care

December 13, 2023

Writte by: Nakeisha Neal Jones

Read about the origins of Black Women Thriving East of the River, the impactful work currently being done, and what we have to look forward to in the future. 

The Washington Informer: New D.C. Black Women’s Organization Launched in Southeast D.C.

December 18, 2023

The Washington Informer covers Black Women Thriving East of the River’s December 12, 2023 Launch Event and impactful work.