Birth Equity Leadership Academy (BELA) – Midwest Regional Meeting

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* Is the Fight Fixed? *Co-Hosted by Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association

Birth Equity Leadership Academy (BELA) - Detroit, MI
Tuesday, September 25th, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. EDT

  • Are you working for equity around birth and breastfeeding?
  • Would you like to collaborate with champions just like you?
  • Do you want to add a new skill to your tool box? Or share a skill you already have?
  • Would you like to know more about how to get the press involved with your work?

Then you don’t want to miss the opportunity that’s coming to your region! We will have great discussion and great demonstration taking place in Detroit, MI on September 25th!

Join community health workers and other maternal and child health leaders in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. All are welcome to come and the only thing missing is You!


$20 per person includes printed materials, breakfast and lunch.

Who should attend?

Community-based doulas, breastfeeding peer counselors, maternal and child health advocates, program supervisors, administrators, researchers, educators, policy makers, government officials, students, social innovators and community leaders.

HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing respectful, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. Our vision is to see every baby, mother and family thrive in a healthy community.

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association aims to build foundational networks of support, and strengthen systems to overcome historical, societal and social barriers to breastfeeding success.