I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center

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Who We Are

Our Mission:

The mission of I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center is to improve the health and well-being of the African American community through addressing health disparities in five interrelated areas; diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure (hypertension), HIV/AIDS, STIs, mental health and obesity. Drawing on its life-affirming culture, values, and internal resources; the community will become effectively informed, organized and will engaged in cooperative health care and prevention projects focused on choosing life and rejecting ideas and actions which lead to health deterioration and death.

Advisory Board

A team built on purpose!

Frank K. Wheaton


Charisse Bredmon-Weaver

President/CEO Brotherhood Crusade

Bishop Frank M. Reid, III

AME Church

Advisory Board

A team built on purpose!

Wilbert C. Jordan, MD. MPH

Oasis Clinic
Los Angeles, CA

Danny Bakewell, Jr.

Executive Editor and Chief of Staff 
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper

Gail Wyatt

Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles

I Choose Life Chapters



Birmingham, AL – Contact: Bernice Frazier


Los Angeles, CA – Contact: Tony Wafford

Oakland, CA – Contact: Errol Jackson

Bakersfield, CA – Contact: Dr. Alpha Omega Curry

Sacramento, CA – London Meeks

District of Columbia

Washington, DC – Contact: Dr. Tamara Henry


Palm Beach, FL – Contact: Anthony Harris


Atlanta, GA – Contact: Rev. James Lewis


Chicago, IL – Contact: Roosevelt Hicks


Hobart, IN – Contact: Willie Ann Stanton

Kokomo, IN – Contact: Kathleen McNeil

Gary, IN – Contact: Leah Hicks


Kansas City, KS – Contact: Andrea Smith


Louisville, KY – Contact: Attallah Shabazz


Monroe, LA – Contact: Varner Rencher

New Orleans, LA – Contact: Dr. Ruby Bridges


Baltimore, MD – Contact: Johnny Walker


Detroit, MI – Contact: Colina Roberts, Esq. Detroit, MI - Mr. Douglas Hall


Clarksdale, MS – Contact: Dr. William Booker

Jackson, MS – Contact: Joe Golden, III

Pearl, MS – Contact: Bishop Arnold Stanton

Cleveland, MS – Contact: Velma Allan

Batesville, MS – Contact: Lowonder Howard

Hattiesburg, MS – Contact: Shawn Eley


Henderson, NV – Contact: Eloise Dangerfield

New Jersey

Hackensack, NJ – Contact: Bianca Rios

New York

New York, NY – Contact: Rev. DeVees Toon

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC – Contact: Reginald Strong


Cincinnati, OH – Contact: Bishop Frank M. Reid, III

South Carolina

Columbia, SC – Contact: Jessica Bishop


Memphis, TN – Contact: Christopher McKinnie

Nashville, TN – Contact: Corri Golden

Jackson, TN – Contact: Rev. Frederick Anderson


Dallas, TX – Contact: Pastor Julius Harris

Lancaster, TX – Contact: Pamela Burkhalter

McKinney, TX – Contact: Dr. Tamara Harris

Houston, TX – Contact: Linda Brown