Founder & Health & Wellness Coach at Universal Health and Wellness.
Kayana is developing a community health and wellness program that provides families with the tools needed to create viable, healthy, sustainable lives in their communities.Universal Health & Wellness
Kayana Sessoms is a community engagement professional specializing in health and wellness practices, restorative justice, and creating equitable spaces for all. With over 15 years of experience in designing culturally relevant, gender-sensitive, and arts-centric community programming,
Kayana has emerged as an integral contributor to neighborhood redevelopment in the Motor City.
She has also leveraged art resources as a component of outreach and engagement efforts in the community.
Kayana is a 2017 Knight Foundation Emerging City Champion and was recently recognized as Skillman Foundation’s Most Influential Detroiter for 2018.
Currently, Kayana is developing a community health and wellness program that provides families with the tools needed to create viable, healthy, sustainable lives in their communities.
Name of Project Lead: Kayana Sessoms
Person’s title (to be used for NeighborHUB related media): Universal Health and Wellness Founder and CEO
Universal Health and Wellness
Hitha Healing House and Garden Project
Describe your project in one (or two) sentences:
Universal Health and Wellness (UHW) is a Detroit-based Pending non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of life through programs that heal, empower and transform. In 2021 we established The Hitha Healing House and Garden (HHHG) hub project which will be focused on improving intergenerational wellness in the Grixdale Farms Neighborhood by providing a safe gathering space for residents and visitors.
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