Embracing National Minority Health Month with The Alzenia Project — Cynthia Plouché

Point of View
3 min readMay 29, 2024
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May is a significant month marked by growth and renewal, not only in nature but also in our commitment to addressing health disparities among minority communities. As we observe National Minority Health Month, it’s essential to shine a spotlight on the critical issue of mental health within these populations and take actionable steps toward positive change. An overwhelming majority (90%) of Americans believe the nation is in the midst of a mental health crisis, and young adults appear to be suffering the most, a new KFF-CNN survey on mental health in America reveals.

At The Alzenia Project, we are dedicated to the mental health and well-being of young women, especially those of color. Our mission is clear: to support organizations that ensure that young woman has equal access to resources, education, and opportunity. We believe in fostering joy, inclusion, and access, paving the way for personal and professional growth and satisfaction.

National Minority Health Month is not just about raising awareness; it’s about taking meaningful action. By supporting organizations and initiatives, you are contributing to the mental and physical well-being of the global community. One such organization is The Steve Fund which is dedicated to promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.

Research consistently shows that minorities often encounter barriers to accessing essential healthcare resources, leading to disparities in care and outcomes. This May, we urge everyone to join us in raising awareness and advocating for health equity. Together, we can bridge the gap and create a more equitable and healthy future for all.

Your support directly contributes to funding programs that provide young women with opportunities for growth, inclusion, and a sense of belonging that they truly deserve.

As we navigate National Minority Health Month, we invite you to stand with us and support your local organizations focused on mental wellness. Your involvement can make a profound difference in the lives of young women of color across the nation. Together, we can address systemic healthcare challenges, promote mental wellness, and foster opportunities that lead to brighter, healthier futures.

Join us this May and beyond as we advocate for health equity and empowerment. Together, we can build a world where every young woman has the support and resources needed to achieve her fullest potential. Let’s make this National Minority Health Month and every month a time of action, unity, and progress.

Together, let’s make a difference. Visit The Alzenia Project today to learn more about our initiatives and how you can get involved. Together, we can create a brighter and healthier future for all.

Connect with Cynthia on LinkedIn.

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