Every Baby Our Baby
Thank you for watching with us this week
Whether you are an advocate for change for birthing families, community-based doula, peer counselor or other community health worker, in Congress advocating for Black maternal health, a colleague working to change systems and policies,– or just learning about the issue of birth equity — we thank you for viewing our content this week! Together we
Irving Harris Advocacy Award: U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14)
“The disparity in maternal health is] a crisis that has demanded action for decades and is now getting the attention it deserves,” –U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) quoted by the Wilson Center The Irving Harris Legacy Award is given to individuals and organizations making an impact on maternal health and birth equity. Though our organization serves
This is what a leader looks like: U.S. Sen. Durbin’s CHW of the Year Video
Play Video This pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on African American and Latinx communities, leaving many mothers and babies of color vulnerable…. More than ever, mothers and babies in minority communities need support, and the faculty and leadership of the Birth Equity Leadership Academy have stepped up. Thank you, BELA! –Senator Richard J.
Congratulations, Community Health Worker(s) of the Year
Play Video Back in February, we were full speed ahead planning our annual Every Baby Our Baby bash. That was a different world and we’re not looking back. Not being able to be together this year is just the start of what’s different this year. We can still recognize our leaders and the
Inspiring birth work during COVID-19 by BELA Leaders
Every Baby Our Baby has been the focus of HealthConnect One’s annual fundraising event for several years. This year we are going virtual with the event and one reason is to hold up the inspiring examples of work by Birth Equity Leadership Academy leaders. They exemplify and help power a growing movement for birth equity.
- June 13, 2020
Why I Give: Esperanza Dodge
We are grateful to our supporters! As we prepare for our virtual event in June where we will recognize all of our Birth Equity Leadership Academy faculty and leaders, we wanted to say thank you to everyone who has invested in our work in recent weeks. One of the first to contribute this past