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Native Youth Talking Circle – September 25, 2017

The Northstate Women’s Health Network is looking for Native youth, ages 18-24, to participate in Project PaTHwAY (Preventing and Treating HIV with American Indian Youth). Join us for community building, leadership development, education, prevention and cultural activities – participants will receive a $25 gift card!

This event is being held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6pm-8pm at the Redding Rancheria Community Center, 2000 Rancheria Road, Redding,CA 96003. To register or for more information contact Danielle Brewster, Program Coordinator at (530) 515-1508 or Event registration is not required but is requested. We look forward to seeing you on the 25th!



International Women’s Day Celebration – March 4, 2017

Northstate Women’s Health Network is excited to invite the community to our annual International Women’s Day on Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 2pm-4pm. This Mixer with a  Message will be held at The Atrium, 1670 Market Street in Redding, CA. We will host speakers, artists, silent auction and refreshments to celebrate this important day! Please contact Linda McCrea at (530) 945-2158 with questions.



NSWHN thanks Viva Downtown for their important sponsorship of this event! #BEBOLDFORCHANGEinternational-womens-day-2017

Celebrating Life! Pow-Wow & Health Fair by NSWHN’s Native Youth Program

The Grand Entry.
Danielle Brewster, Women’s Health Specialists Outreach & Education Coordinator and NSWHN board member, describing the Native Youth Program.
Speaking about methods of building self-esteem and preventing teen suicide.
Bev, Louis and friend at his booth showcasing his hand-made native-inspired jewelry.
The wonderful drum circle!
Dancers preparing for the Grand Entry.
Linda McCrea, outreach and education worker & NSWHN board member, taking care of the WHS booth.
Bead-stringing for the kids!

ome images from this special day. Thanks to our performers, speakers and sponsors, as well as vendors and all the community members, and thanks to the NSWHN Native Youth Program members for putting on such an exciting program!


Celebrating Life! Pow-Wow & Health Fair by NSWHN Native Youth program

Some images from this special day. Thanks to our performers, speakers and sponsors, as well as vendors and all the community members, and thanks to the NSWHN Native Youth Program members for putting on such an exciting program!

Our 3rd Annual International Women’s Day Celebration Was a Blast!

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors, performers, vendors and community members for a fantastic 3rd Annual International Women’s Day Celebration! See you all next year!
The event begins with a Native American invocation.

12512276_472450479620363_1465368225016904113_nDanielle Brewster, Women’s Health Specialists Outreach & Education Coordinator, and Shasta College sociology professor Heather Wylie share M.C. duties for the night. Both are board members of NSWHN.

Redding Ballet Folklorico get the event off to a rousing start!

Linda McCrea, outreach and education worker at WHS and NSWHN board member, with activist / gardener extraordinaire Mary Brown brightening up the event considerably!

Proceeds from these silent auction treasures benefit NSWHN’s community outreach and events.

Women’s Health Specialists has been a wonderful resource for women in our community for more than three decades. Now the younger generation is taking over!

These amazing women fill purses with basic necessities and give them to homeless women. Let’s take some inspiration from them and follow their lead!

Self-help display from Women’s Health Specialists.

Abortion rights pioneer Pat Maginnis and the Army of Three with music professor Maestra Ellen Southard and her pom Quirky enjoying some sisterhood and snickerdoodles.

Shasta County Ballet Folklorico’s exciting performance is a big hit.

LadyKat (Linda McCrea) and Mary Brown’s crafty treasures are popular items at the silent auction.

Come to Our 3rd Annual International Women’s Day Celebration!


Come join the Northstate Women’s Health Network on Saturday, March 5, 2016, for our third annual International Women’s Day Celebration.

The theme for this year’s global event is Pledge for Parity. Worldwide, women are making gains in the social, economic, cultural and political spheres—we have more exciting work on behalf of women ahead, and much to celebrate today.

In our celebration, we’ll enjoy an afternoon of free music, art, dance, and education. We’re showcasing booths, services and products from local woman-based organizations, women entrepreneurs and their businesses, as well as good old family fun. By celebrating our commonality, we encourage effective action to advance women’s interests both locally and globally. Hope to see you there!

  • Performances by women musicians, artists and dancers, including dance workshops!
  • Free hors d’oeuvres, beverages and other treats donated by local restaurants and wineries.
  • Showcase for booths by local woman-owned and focused entrepreneurs, businesses, services and organizations.
  • Silent auction of items donated by local businesses.

Performers, businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations, get involved! For information on participating in or sponsoring this exciting event, contact Linda McCrea at 530-945-2158 or email