“I promised God that if he would save me from the hellish despair of the secrets and shame of my life, I would commit my life to helping to pull other women and girls out of hell.” —Lilada Gee
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, beginning with Black Woman Heal Day on April 1st, founded by Lilada Gee to increase prevention, awareness and healing efforts of sexual abuse throughout the African Diaspora.
To begin the show, Lilada shares her own personal story of surviving childhood sexual abuse and why she started Black Woman Heal Day.
Later, Dr. Alice Belcher joins on the phone. Dr. Belcher is Commissioner for the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, and a member of the Milwaukee Domestic Violence Homicide Review Commission. She is the founder of the Christian Woman Perspective Ministries, Inc., a volunteer holistic faith-based community outreach program. She is a great friend to me and the work of Lilada’s Livingroom. She will be sharing about the event that she is helping to host for Black Woman Heal Day in Milwaukee.
To contact Dr. Belcher for more information on the Black Woman Heal Day event in Milwaukee and other important work she is involved with, please contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Woman Heal Day is this Saturday! If you would like to know more about how you can get involved with Black Woman Heal Day, please contact Lilada at BLACKWOMANHEAL@GMAIL.COM. And remember any sharing, posting or streaming that you do for Black Woman Heal Day USE HASHTAG: #BLACKWOMANHEAL
You can also find information and links to the virtual Black Woman Heal Day event on Lilada’s on Facebook. You can find her page www.facebook.com/LiladaGee