Prevention and treatment of breast cancer requires a multi-dimensional approach. This fact is even more crucial among minority women communities due to the high death rate for minority women.
Pioneer a health movement for African-American women and girls grounded in civil rights history and principles through walking campaigns, community leadership and health advocacy.
Sisters Network of Central New Jersey (SNCNJ) expands their vision to serve and support GirlTrek. They are leading by example by supporting, inspiring, and encouraging Black women to live their lives healthier and inspiring healthier communities by walking.
SNCNJ has joined Mission Possible Somerset GirlTrek Team, spearheaded by Ms. Debe Davis, a Health and Wellness Professional. SNCNJ is the Mission Possible-Warriors and the team is spearheaded by Ms. Valerie Mathis-Leake, a breast cancer survivor.
SNCNJ look to ensure that women impacted by breast cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened their bodies by action and are sustained by community support. Valerie Mathis-Leake being a breast cancer survivor, walks daily because being active and walking is thought to reduce cancer risk largely by improving energy metabolism and reducing circulating concentrations of estrogen, insulin, and insulin-like growth factors.
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