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A Sista's Touch

A Sista's Touch A Sista’s Touch is a tax exempt (501c3) public benefit nonprofit corporation established to cultiv

A Sista’s Touch is a tax-exempt (501c3) nonprofit public benefit corporation formed in the State of California in January 2017 to serve the Oakland and greater Bay Area communities. The mission of A Sista’s Touch is to nurture and acknowledge the positive personal and professional influences of African American women of all generations in the community; with a primary focus on our teen and adolesc

A Sista’s Touch is a tax-exempt (501c3) nonprofit public benefit corporation formed in the State of California in January 2017 to serve the Oakland and greater Bay Area communities. The mission of A Sista’s Touch is to nurture and acknowledge the positive personal and professional influences of African American women of all generations in the community; with a primary focus on our teen and adolesc

Operating as usual

09/17/2022

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09/15/2022

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09/07/2022

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As we reflect on this Labor Day Holiday, know that OUR influence matters; A Sista’s Touch makes all the difference in el...
09/06/2022

As we reflect on this Labor Day Holiday, know that OUR influence matters; A Sista’s Touch makes all the difference in elevating what is important to US. Keep doing what you’re doing Sis, WE see you. 💜

08/31/2022

5th Annual We Run Oakland For Our Children
Warm-up hosted by Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA
5k walk/run to raise human trafficking awareness

Yesterday was Amazing!!! Many thanks to our Sponsors and Community Based partners for your support. Now the work begins,...
08/29/2022

Yesterday was Amazing!!!
Many thanks to our Sponsors and Community Based partners for your support. Now the work begins, get involved and connect with one of our partners to learn how you can make a difference.

AST Community, join one of our partners in Black Woman Excellence, Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA, for Warrior Woma...
08/28/2022

AST Community, join one of our partners in Black Woman Excellence, Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA, for Warrior Woman Bootcamp. See the flyer for details. This event is in partnership with Sony Pictures to support the movie Woman King featuring Viola Davis.

For more info, text to 5107503451 and information will be sent to you


Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA







https://youtu.be/3RDaPV_rJ1Y

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08/26/2022

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Yal been missing out on the vibes but I'm giving yal another chance to get up , get out and feel this amazing energy!

I'll be hosting at the Lake tomorrow morning and everyone is welcome! Come Experience the true essence of yoga with me, enjoy some high vibrations from the sun 🌞

Meet me & the whole Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA

This Saturday 9:30 AM

Lake Merrit Amphitheater Oakland, CA 94612

Saturday morning session with
💫 Equals Zen

✔️Class starts @ 9:30 am YOGA🧘🏾‍♀️💕

Come stop by and sign up in person!
-$5 Class
-$5 Mat Rental (Limited)

Bring a friend to start your yoga journey with!

Can't wait to see you all there !

TIP TOP SHAPE BABES!! Tip Top Shape

The community that is building for our 5th annual 5k, We Run Oakland For Our Children, to raise human trafficking awaren...
08/25/2022

The community that is building for our 5th annual 5k, We Run Oakland For Our Children, to raise human trafficking awareness will be the greatest yet! You don’t want to miss this one!! Even if swag items are sold out, there is a free option to participate. Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!! 💜

Mental Health Awareness 2022Crisis Support Services of Alameda County is partnering with Family Paths to provide
08/23/2022

Mental Health Awareness 2022
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County is partnering with Family Paths to provide

On September 5, Family Paths and Oakland Public Library are presenting a Mental Health Awareness panel and resource fair. Free of charge and no registration required. JOIN US! Our panelists include Black Men Speak, Inc. & Men of Color, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, La Familia and NAMI
81st Avenue Branch, 1021 81st Avenue, Oakland.
For additional information, call or email. SEE YOU THERE!

If you missed the Wise Word Podcast hosted by Samantha, Kirsten from BAWAR, Lit. Modeste from the Alameda County Sheriff...
08/20/2022
✨✨Samantha Wise Words✨✨ Human Trafficking know the signs and get the help

If you missed the Wise Word Podcast hosted by Samantha, Kirsten from BAWAR, Lit. Modeste from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Shelly from Catholic Charities East Bay, Myeasa from MISSSEY, and Shelitha and Jaliza from A Sista's Touch, no worries, here’s the link.

Please know there are many ways you can get involved to end human trafficking. The first step is understanding this is a community issue. There many organizations in Oakland who can use your help! Tap in.

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You think Human Trafficking is just about kidnapping it's more to it. Human trafficking is a crime where a person is controlled and exploited for the benefi...

Join us for an informative conversation on human trafficking. We all need to be engaged. Expert representatives from Ala...
08/19/2022

Join us for an informative conversation on human trafficking. We all need to be engaged. Expert representatives from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, BAWAR, Catholic Charities of the East Bay and MISSSEY will be leading the conversation with host Samantha of Wise Words.

Community is defined as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goa...
08/19/2022

Community is defined as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

A Sista’s Touch motto is “Empowering our community through our collective strengths.” Tonight we are excited about the opportunity to join Sam of Tip Top Shape Bootcamp - Oakland CA and Wise Words along with several local community partners in a needed discussion on human trafficking. Tonight experts from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, BAWAR, Catholic Charities East Bay, andMISSSEY will share how you can be more informed about human trafficking and how we can keep our children/loved ones safe.

We all need to be engaged in the discussion on the issue of human trafficking. Samantha of “Wise Words” will be hosting ...
08/19/2022

We all need to be engaged in the discussion on the issue of human trafficking. Samantha of “Wise Words” will be hosting a podcast tomorrow to have an informal talk about how the community can do their part to stop human trafficking. A Sista's Touch has invited some of the 5th annual community based partners to provide expert content on the issue. We are happy to have representation from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, BAWAR, Catholic Charities of the East Bay, and MISSSEY joining the conversation.

Please support one of our partners, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County to raise charitable donations. If you shop...
08/12/2022

Please support one of our partners, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County to raise charitable donations. If you shop at Walgreens, there is a great way to support local nonprofit organizations. Review the information in the shared post.

Many people have or continue to be on impacted by mental health illnesses. The reassurance that support is available when someone is in crisis is a matter of life and death. Your support can go a long way.

We're participating in the myWalgreens donation program!

At Walgreens, you’ll earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop with your myWalgreens membership and you can contribute $1, $5, or more of your Walgreens Cash rewards to local and national charities making a difference in your community. It’s that easy and the amount you donate is up to you! Donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES OF ALAMEDA COUNTY thru August 31, 2022.

To learn more about the myWalgreens program visit walgreens.com/mywalgreens

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Leah Kimble-Price has been a great resource in advocating for the support of those impacted by sexual violence. She has ...
08/11/2022

Leah Kimble-Price has been a great resource in advocating for the support of those impacted by sexual violence. She has also been a great support to A Sista's Touch since the inaugural walk in 2018. We are so excited to have BAWAR join us for the 5th year as a community-based partner for our 5th annual 5k walk/run to raise human trafficking awareness. Come out to Lake Merritt on August 27th to get more information about BAWAR and how you can support its mission.
Register now. https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Oakland/WeRunOakland

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office was THE first community-based partner to commit to joining us for our inaugural 5k w...
08/09/2022

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office was THE first community-based partner to commit to joining us for our inaugural 5k walk/run to raise human trafficking awareness in 2018. The engagement, support, and collaboration with law enforcement are critical to ending the exploitation of our children and stopping human trafficking in our communities! We are so excited to have ACSO 5 years into this journey standing strong with us for our 5th annual 5k, We Run Oakland, For Our Children, to share their mission with the community to stop human trafficking. Many thanks to Lieutenant Modeste and Deputy Dominguez for your service. Please join us on August 27th to raise human trafficking awareness.
Register now. https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Oakland/WeRunOakland

Human Trafficking is a cause we all should be fighting against. If you’re not sure how to get started, join us on August...
08/07/2022
We Run Oakland: For Our Children 2022

Human Trafficking is a cause we all should be fighting against. If you’re not sure how to get started, join us on August 27th for our 5th annual 5k walk/run, We Run Oakland For Our Children. We will walk/run and learn from local community organizations on how to get involved!!! Registration is still open!

The We Run Oakland: For Our Children 2022 is on Saturday August 27, 2022. It includes the following events: Child 5K (5-10) - InPerson, Youth 5K (11 to 18) - InPerson, Adult 5K (19 and older) - InPerson, and 5K Your Way- Choose Your Location!.

Love to see US doing our thang!! 💜
08/07/2022

Love to see US doing our thang!! 💜

This was me 4 years ago on August 6, 2018, the day I started Slutty Vegan. A lot can happen in 4 years.

3 Food trucks
6 Proclamations
9 locations
Pinky Cole Foundation
Shake shack partnership
Cover of ESSENCE magazine
Cover of QSR magazine
Cover of Nations Restaurant News
Breakfast Club
Steve Madden Partnership
Opened Bar Vegan
Raised 25 million dollars
Company valued at 100 million
Made Forbes 1000 list
Featured in almost every business publication
Voted best Vegan restaurant
Got products in Target and Costco
280 employees across companies
Another cover on the way 🤫
And so much more!!

It’s been an amazing roller coaster and I wouldn’t have any other way!

Happy anniversary to this crazy ass business and thank you to everyone along the way who helped to make my wildest dreams come true! 💐

08/03/2022

Putting in the work. Fabulous-One MsBrndlyn and I.

07/31/2022
Photos from BAWAR's post
07/04/2022

Photos from BAWAR's post

07/04/2022

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Help is on the way. All the way from Kuwait. Helping  pass out flyers. Sign up now.
06/29/2022

Help is on the way. All the way from Kuwait. Helping pass out flyers. Sign up now.

06/27/2022

*Confession

If I knew how much I’d worry about my kids, I might not have even had them, but now that I do have them, I don’t know what I would do without them.


We Run Oakland: For Our Children
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To our Kings, we see you. Happy Father’s Day! ~signed your Queens.
06/19/2022

To our Kings, we see you. Happy Father’s Day! ~signed your Queens.

06/17/2022

MISSSEY is inviting all the youth in our community out THIS FRIDAY to our special JUNETEENTH Meet Me At The Market with MISSSEY, Moms Against Poverty, and Samuel Merritt University! Please comment below if you support free, healthy food in Oakland!
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FREE FOOD, FUN, AND FESTIVITIES FOR AGES 12 - 25
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THIS FRIDAY FROM 1-3PM

424 JEFFERSON STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94607
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06/17/2022

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Announcement: Survivors of Su***de Attempt Support Group
Starting June 23rd through August 11th, this FREE support group will be offered on-site at the BACS Hedco Wellness Center at 590 B St, Hayward on Thursdays at 11am-1230pm. This group is meant to provide an opportunity for participants to connect with peers who share similar experiences, while preserving dignity and countering stigma.
To make a referral or for more info please leave a message @ 1-800-260-0094

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06/17/2022

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06/06/2022
To all who nurture our children 💜
05/08/2022

To all who nurture our children 💜

Supporting Crisis Support Services of Alameda County; Healing Hearts Walk/Run
05/07/2022

Supporting Crisis Support Services of Alameda County; Healing Hearts Walk/Run

05/07/2022

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Healing Hearts walk/run to support Su***de Prevention!

Supporting one of ourcommunity based partners, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County on Su***de Prevention. Get invo...
04/03/2022
Healing Hearts FunRUN and Fitness Walk for Su***de Prevention: Live at Laney College or Virtual 5K Walk/Run

Supporting one of ourcommunity based partners, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County on Su***de Prevention. Get involved! Register, donate, tell a friend! 🖤

The Healing Hearts FunRUN and Fitness Walk for Su***de Prevention: Live at Laney College or Virtual 5K Walk/Run is on Saturday April 30, 2022 to Saturday May 7, 2022. It includes the following events: Healing Hearts 1 Mile FunRun and Fitness Walk for Su***de Prevention at Laney College- - Pay-What-Y...

On this International Women’s Day, we acknowledge and celebrate EVERY woman who gives their VERY best! We see you!! 💜
03/08/2022

On this International Women’s Day, we acknowledge and celebrate EVERY woman who gives their VERY best! We see you!! 💜

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Closing out the month with a local historical figure. The Honorable Monique Langhorne J.D.. The first African American to serve on the bench in Napa County California. Although appointed as a superior court judge in November, her public investiture was held on 2/1/2019.
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