Events / Activities



PBWHA Executive Director, Brenda Shelton-Dunston, is presenting on The Violence Against Women Act at the Community Empowerment Group's Annual Mothers and Daughters Day conference on Saturday, October 10TH.

EVENTS and ACTIVITIES  2019 - 2020


Tuesday, 7/16/19, 12:30pm - 2:00pm                Webinar w/ Drs. Gaston & Porter of Prime Time Sister Circle w/ Dir. & Staff of Stop &                                                                                            Surrender Rehabilitation Facility at 2522 Huntingdon Ave.


Friday, 7/26/19, 10:00am - 2:00pm                    Sen. Sharif Street  Senior Constituent Services Day.  Hunting Park, Old York Rd &                                                                                                   Hunting Park Ave.

Tuesday, 7/30/19, 11:00am - 1:00pm                 PA Dept. of Health Needs assessment focus group


Saturday, 8/10/19, 9:00am - 5:00pm                 Masjid Muhammad - 414 E Penn St., Phila., PA  19144


Saturday, 8/24/19, 12:00pm - 8:00pm               Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Community Day.  Point Breeze & 22nd Street

Saturday, 8/24/19, 10:30am - 3:00pm                BWHA presentation by Brenda Shelton-Dunston – M Restaurant,
                                                                                       231 S 8th St., Phila. PA  19106


Monday, 8/26/19, 10:00am - 12:00pm               Sen. Sharif St. 2019 Sr. Constituent Financial Literacy Session. Inovage Live Ctr.,
                                                                                      1900 W. Allegheny Ave. 19132


Saturday, 8/31/19, 11:00am - 4:00pm                 Rep. Danilo Burgos. End of Summer Blast – Community Day.  Rivera Rec. Center,
                                                                                      3201 N. 5th St.


Saturday 9/7/19, 10:00am - 8:00pm                   State Sen. Anthony Williams and Black Women in Sport

                                                                                      Foundation Neighborhood to Neighborhood Street Festival.
                                                                                      49th – 51st  & Baltimore Ave. 


Saturday 9/7/19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm                      Mifflin Square Park Health Fair. 7th & Ritner St.  Co-Sponsored by Mutter Museum


Tuesday, 9/10/19, 12:00pm - 2:00pm                  Keystone Health First HEAC Mtg.  Conference Rm. X,
                                                                                       2nd Fl. Bldg 200 - 200 Stevens Dr.  Phila. PA  19113


Wednesday, 9/11/19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm             Joseph W. Catharine School - Back to School Night 6600 Chester Ave.


Saturday, 9/14/19, 10:00am - 2:00pm                 Aetna/Food Trust Farmers Market.  Cherry Street Pier


Saturday, 9/14/19, 10:00am - 2:00pm                 Heart of Worship Restoration Center Citywide Health Fair - 5317 N. 3rd St.


Thursday, 9/19/19, 11:00am - 12:30pm               Dobbins Community School & Partners meeting. Dobbins High school
                                                                                       2150 W. Lehigh Ave.


Saturday, 9/21/19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm                   Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta - Health Fair: Fall Into Fitness.

                                                                                        R.W. Brown Community Center [1701 N. 8th St.,19121


Saturday, 9/21/19, 10:00am - 3:00pm                 PCOM Wellness Fest.  PCOM Campus - 4170 City Ave,  Philadelphia


Saturday, 9/28/19, 10:00am - 3:00pm                 Elks PA State Fire and Safety Health and Wellness Expo 
                                                                                        Simons Rec. Center - 7200 Woolston Ave 19138  


Saturday, 9/28/19, 12:00pm - 4:00pm                 St. Raymond of Penafort Annual Block Party. 1350 E. Vernon Rd., Phila. PA  19150


Saturday, 10/5/19, 8am - 2:30pm                          2019 Women's Health Conference:  Empowered Through Mental Health & Wellness.                                                                                          New Covenant Church – 7500 Germantown Ave., Phila. PA  19119


Saturday, 10/5/19, 9:00am – 5:00pm                 Free Events at Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ, 6401 Ogontz Ave, Phila., PA –

                                                                                      Mammogram Screenings  9a-4p for uninsured and under insured women –
                                                                                      call 215-214-1682 to make appt.

                                                                                      Men’s Health Forum & Tailgate Party 10a – 1:30p

                                                                                      Community Health Fair 11a – 3p

                                                                                      Pamper Party 11a-2p: Reservations Required 215-635-1902

                                                                                      Musical Extravaganza 2:30p – 5:00p: Richard Smallwood, Mt. Airy COGIC Mass Choir,                                                                                          Brockington Ensemble, Trumpet Chics w/ Patty Jackson


Saturday, 10/5/19, 11:00am - 3:00pm                 La Salle U - Community Health Fair.  Shoppes at La Salle, 5301 Chew Ave.


Sunday, 10/6/19, 4:00pm – 6:00pm                      “Unwavering Grace”: Dance Performance by Grace Dance Theater. Kurtz Ctr.
                                                                                        For Performing Arts, 3000 School House Lane. Ticketed event benefitting
                                                                                        Praise Is The Cure.


Saturday, 10/12/19, 9:30am - 4:00pm                 Domestic Violence/Human Trafficking Summit. Temple Univ. Fox School of Business,                                                                                         Liacouras Walk, Phila PA 19122. 
                                                                                       Nat’l Congress of Black Women (Phila & Delco Chapters)


Saturday, 10/12/19, 10:00am - 2:00p                   Aetna/Food Trust Farmers Market.  Cherry Street Pier


Thursday, 10/17/19, 11:00am – 12:30pm            Dobbins Community School & Partners meeting. Dobbins High School
                                                                                       2150 W. Lehigh Ave.


Saturday, 10/19/19, 8:00am – 4:00pm                Community Empowerment Group Annual Mother Daughter Conference Temple Univ.                                                                                         Student Faculty Center, 3340 N. Broad Street. Free event.
                                                                                        Must register w/daughter, granddaughter, niece, etc. 13 yrs or older.
                                                                                        Register by 10/10: Eventbtrite:https// 


Saturday, 10/19/19, 10:00 am – 1:00pm              Community Resource Day.  Avery Harrington Elem. School,
                                                                                        5300 Baltimore Ave., Phila., PA  19143


Tues. & Wed., 10/22 & 10/23/19                           Racial Equity Community Development Symposium –Brunn Conference Center,
                                                                                       7310 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore MD 21208


Fri., Sat., Sun., 10/25, 10/26. 10/27/19                PTSC Facilitator/Co-Facilitator Training, Location TBD

 Fri. 1p-5p, Sat. 9a-5p, Sun. 9a-5p                          Conducted by Drs. Gaston & Porter                                                           


Saturday, 10/26/19, 9:00am - 12:00pm               “A Celebration of Life: Sisters Surviving” Breakfast –

                                                                                        AKA Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Initiative Committee. 
                                                                                        Simpson House, Cornerstone Bldg. 2101  Belmont Ave. RSVP at                                                                                                                       or 215-888-6891 by 10/5/19


Friday, 11/1/2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm                    ASPHN Health Equity Internship Program Stakeholders Meeting.


Friday, 11/1/19, 9:00am - 5:00pm                         2019 PA Health Equity Summit – Thomas Jefferson Univ.,
                                                                                        Alumni Hall, 1020 Locust St.


Saturday, 11/2/19, 11:00am – 12:30pm               PBWHA “Be Heard” Focus Group – 1324 W. Clearfield Street, Phila. PA 19132.
                                                                                       Millennial Sister Circle  program development. Young women 18-35.
                                                                                        RSVP at or 215-225-0394


Saturday, 11/2/19, 1:45pm – 2:45pm                   Brenda Dunston on panel at APHA National Student Meeting - Temple University


Saturday 11/2/19  – Wednesday, 11/6                 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.

                                                                                     Register at


Saturday 11/9/19, 11:00am – 3:00pm                Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Community Resource Fair. Grand Yesha Ballroom,
                                                                                     2304-2308 Snyder Ave.


Wednesday, 11/20/19 10:00am – 2:00pm        Community College of Phila. Women’s Outreach Ctr.,

                                                                                     One Stop & Marc David LGBTQ Ctr. Fall Health Expo.

                                                                                      Lobby of Bonnell Bldg. 17th & Spring Garden.


Thursday, 11/21/19, 11:00am - 12:30pm           Dobbins Community School & Partners meeting.

                                                                                    Dobbins High School, 2150 W. Lehigh Ave.

Friday, 11/22/19, 4:30pm – 7:00pm                    Dobbins 5th Annual Community Dinner.  Dobbins High School

                                                                                     2150 W. Lehigh Ave.


Monday, 12/2/19, 11:00am – 2:00 pm                Congressman Dwight Evans Grants Workshop, Free

                                                                                      Library of Philadelphia


Sunday, 12/8/19, 3:00pm                                       A Celebration of Service for PBWHA Board member,

                                                                                       Rev. Dr. Geraldine Pemberton.
                                                                                       Germantown Cricket  Country Club, 411 Manheim St., Phila., PA  19144


Thursday, 12/19/19, 11:00am – 2:00pm              Rep. Joanne McClinton Senior Holiday Health Expo. Community Event for Seniors.                                                                                               Motivation High School, 5900 Baltimore Ave.

Thursday, 12/19/19, 11:00am - 12:30pm              Dobbins Community School & Partners meeting. Dobbins High School,
                                                                                        2150 W. Lehigh Ave.


Saturday 1/18/2020 10:00am - 12:30pm              Women's March on Philadelphia - 20th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway to
                                                                                         the Art Museum


Thursday 2/6/20 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm                       District Attorney's Ofc. ONE STOP Job & Resource HUB. Triumph Baptist Church,                                                                                                   1684 Hunting Park Ave., Phila. PA 19140


Saturday 2/8/20 10:00am - 12:00pm                     PBWHA Volunteer Orientation at PBWHA office - 1324 W. Clearfield St., Phila, PA


Friday 2/14/20 12:00pm - 2:00pm                          Community College Student Health & Wellness Fair - Great Hall,
                                                                                         Winnet Student Life Building


Thursday 3/5/20 5:00 p - 8:00 p                              District Attorney's Ofc. ONE STOP Job & Resource HUB. Mt. Carmel Baptist Church,                                                                                            5732 Race St., Phila. 19139