We're shifting the narrative of health disparities by changing the narrator

We champion health equity by democratizing how the story of health disparities is told. By us, for us. 

What We Do

We Co-Create

We co-create culturally relevant, narrative-centered, multi-media communication and mobile applications, by people of color for people of color, to foster systemic change, transform current health messaging and communication practices and catalyze behavioral shifts to eradicate health disparities. 

We Center Community

Our unique, by us for us approach, puts members of the most affected communities at the center of our theory of change. And we make it possible for a much broader group of peoples’ stories to be heard and validated; democratizing access to developing and disseminating the narratives that shape our understanding of the world around us. 

We Build Next Gen

Centered in the work to recalibrate the conversation about health equity, is investment in the next generation. We create youth training programs to educate, train and mentor young people, targeting youth from 10-years old, to disrupt power structures and create and narrate their own health trajectory. 

Who We Are

Our Founder & Executive Director

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, author of five books and a nationally recognized media commentator, consultant and advocate for women and infant health. A frequent contributor to The New York Times, Washington Post, Slate and HuffPost, Kimberly was named one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” for 2018 by Women’s eNews. Her career in journalism spans over two decades, during which time she served as a senior editor at ESSENCE, writer at FORTUNE magazine and worked internationally at The Times of London. 

Our Values

We believe who is telling the story matters and that health equity is, at its core, a racial justice issue. To that end, we engage and connect skilled writers, journalists, filmmakers and other creatives of color and harness their collective media expertise and cultural knowledge to address the greatest public health challenge and most pernicious social injustice of our time. Shifting power over the narrative leads to impactful storytelling, empowering messaging campaigns and communication initiatives that resonate with our communities. 

Our Current Projects

We are on a mission to equalize the experience of giving birth for every person. Irth disrupts the notion that all women experience the same hospital or doctor in the same way. The truth is, compelling research proves that implicit bias, including your race, class, gender identification, marital status or even sexual orientation can impact the care and treatment you receive. Now there's an app to screen for that. 

Introducing irth---It's Birth. Without the B for bias. 

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This is our narrative. It is ours to tell and ours to transform.

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Contact Us: info@WeWriteUs.org 

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