Declaring Solidarity and Welcoming AllSickle Cell Warriors!
We are the largest patient-run sickle cell disease advocacy nonprofit in the world, with over 25,000 members (and growing)
Patient-Focused Nonprofit Generating Awareness About Sickle Cell Disease, a genetic disorder that primarily affects BIPOC minorities
Welcome to Sickle Cell Warriors™, Inc.
We Made It!
September Is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month!
Our Time to Shine!
World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th
Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Don’t call me a sickler, I am a warrior!
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By Joyceline | September 14, 2020
New survey finds that treatment in the emergency room for patients with sickle cell disease is not ideal. This is a longstanding issue, but warriors now demand justice. It will be addressed by #BlackHealthMatters initiative
Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities
By Brooke Pillifant | September 8, 2020
A Virtual Symposium Hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health September 17, 2020 | 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET The symposium features promising practices, programs, and strategies for combatting the pandemic in order to achieve health equity in communities of color. Join OMH as they convene public health leaders from state and local…
By Tosin Ola | September 8, 2020
COVID Pandemic Lesson: Learn to Flow Like Water Once the Pandemic and shutdown hit California, it quickly became apparent that traveling to events was going to be off the table for a while. Sickle Cell Warriors, Inc. and other sister organizations in the advocacy sphere, we all had to move quickly, as information and impact…
We are the innovators of the term Sickle Cell Warrior© a word that has been adopted by patients all over the globe.
Our mission is to provide education, awareness, empowerment, advocacy, research access & support for those living with sickle cell disease. We do this through digital media, events, and conferences. We help to amplify the voices of patients, caregivers, and families battling this genetic rare disease.
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First of all, if sickle cell has touched your life in any way, you are a warrior. Are you a sickle cell warrior living life to the fullest regardless of sickle cell? Are you a mother, father, or grandparent caring for a sickle cell warrior? Are you in school, working or managing a household? Would you like the your sickle cell story featured on this website?
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SCW has the largest peer-curated online collection of articles dealing with the personal nature of sickle cell disease.
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We work with incredible organizations around the world.
- SCW is credentialed founded member of the Sickle Cell Community Consortium
- Co-Founders of the Annual Sickle Cell Warriors Convention
- Proud member of the Sickle Cell Disease Coalition
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