by Amber Pendergraph, Community-Based Doula with BirthMatters Talk about Pure Awesomeness! I recently had the honor of being grandfathered into a Community Health Worker (CHW) course. The course was followed by a certification exam to become a certified community health worker for South Carolina! The training I attended was facilitated by Julie Smithwick. I thoroughlyJuly 2, 2019
Thank you to Wesley Bugg, for taking the time this Father’s Day to share about the organization he founded, called Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere (ROBE). What is the goal of ROBE? The goal of Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere is to provide men with culturally appropriate information and resources that allow them to more fullyJune 13, 2019
June 4, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Diana Pando, Communications Specialist Direct: 312-379-8229 HealthConnect One is pleased to announce the 2019 Durbin Community Health Worker of the Year Awardee: Esperanza Dodge, Co-Founder of the New Mexico Doula Association and Operations Director of Young Women United. The award will be presented at HealthConnect One’sJune 5, 2019
June 4, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Diana Pando, Communications Specialist Direct: 312-379-8229 U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) To Be Honored with HealthConnect One’s Leadership Legacy Award CHICAGO – HealthConnect One is pleased to announce that their 2019 Irving Harris Leadership Legacy Award will be awarded to U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) forJune 4, 2019
For 30 years, HealthConnect One has focused on collaborative work with grassroots maternal and child health and social service providers. Here are some of the community-based programs we have partnered with, mentored, consulted with and learned from along the way.
“We here at BMBFA would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a truly fabulous, informative, perception changing three days. Thank you for your willingness to share such wonderful energy and expertise on both a professional and personal level.”
“I think every mother — regardless of socioeconomic or ethnic background or language — should know she has not only options but the opportunity of a positive life change as she begins her journey as a mother.”