ABOUT

Women of Courage is a grassroots self-help organization managed by individuals living with lupus and other connective tissue diseases, their family members and volunteers.  Women of Courage is dedicated to improving the quality of life of those affected with lupus and other connective tissue diseases. The organization functions as a major change agent in the communities it serves.

The vision of Women of Courage is of a thriving community; that is physically, socially, economically and environmentally healthy and free of autoimmune diseases.

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide culturally relevant education and information through support groups, programs, forums, advocacy and research to find better treatments and ultimately a cure for lupus/arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. Our mission is achieved through the following:

  • Supporting the empowerment of members through education, participation, advocacy and action.

  • Provide information and referral services for Women of Color living with lupus and other connective tissue diseases in the Greater Boston community.

  • Improve visibility, accessibility, availability and coordination of health and human services to people living with connective tissue diseases.

Women of Courage is a grassroots self-help organization managed by individuals living with lupus and other connective tissue diseases, their family members and volunteers.  Women of Courage is dedicated to improving the quality of life of those affected with lupus and other connective tissue diseases. The organization functions as a major change agent in the communities it serves.

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