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Protect Democracy for Moms, Babies and Families

Shirley Chilsom once said, “unless we start to fight and defeat the enemies in our own country, poverty, and racism, and make our talk of equality and opportunity ring true, we are exposed in the eyes of the world as hypocrites when we talk about making people free.” All these years later, America is still […]

HealthConnect One Fought For Maternal Health During Covid-19 Pandemic

Chicago: Now, more than ever, Black, Brown and Indigenous birthing families need support as COVID-19 and job loss disproportionately impact communities of color. To give voice to these challenges, HealthConnect One has fought to help these communities with briefings, working groups, and virtual training sessions.   “In this critical moment, pregnant women and babies are center […]

Let’s End 2020 Strong! Support Moms and Babies

Dear Friends, The pandemic continues, and Black, Brown and Indigenous moms, babies and families continue to be impacted at disproportionate levels. COVID-19 has amplified existing racial injustices, health care inequities and trauma in these communities. Now is the time to invest in Black, Brown and Indigenous communities. Join the heroes who have emerged and are […]

HealthConnect One Annual Report 2020

HealthConnect One is proud to release our annual report Birthing Hope During Turbulent Times. Despite the pandemic, HealthConnect One continues to partner with Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities to develop peer-to-peer programs that decrease maternal and infant mortality and increase bonding, breastfeeding, maternal support networks and early learning for infants.  “In this critical moment, women, […]

HealthConnect One Praises Selection Of Xavier Becerra For HHS Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT: Kristian Ramos, Washington D.C. –  President-elect Joe Biden has selected Xavier Becerra, the attorney general of California, as his nominee for secretary of health and human services, tapping a former congressman who would be the first Latino to run the department as it battles the coronavirus pandemic.  In response to […]

Home Visiting Yearbook 2020

HealthConnect One is excited to be featured in the 2020 Home Visiting Yearbook by The National Home Visiting Resource Center (NHVRC). The yearbook is a nationwide and state-by-state look at early childhood home visiting. The publication presents 2019 data from evidence-based and emerging home visiting models and from state agencies to highlight the following: -Where […]

This #GivingTuesday, make a donation to HealthConnect One in support of healthy pregnancies, births, and breastfeeding in Black, Brown, and Indigenous Communities

When you give to HealthConnect One we partner with Black, Brown and Indigenous communities to develop custom solutions for critical support during pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. HealthConnect One co-developed solutions impact communities by: Protecting mothers/birthing people and babies from illness and death during and after pregnancy Increasing breastfeeding rates Reducing COVID-19 related isolation […]

Black Women, The Backbone of Democracy

Dear Friends, This election is a very American story – a deeply fractured nation showed up to exercise their right to vote. Black, Brown, and Indigenous people, who are also the most overlooked, drove change. Boots on the ground, people on the phone, and online urged communities to vote, and the results have been incredible. […]

Post Election: Supporting Black, Brown, & Indigenous Moms, Babies, & Families

Dear friends, The sun came up this morning, the garbage truck came and honked because we forgot to take out the trash, my kids, husband, and I scrambled to get everyone where they needed to be. Like every other morning, we got to where we need to be, and our work continues. We at HealthConnect One and […]

5 Voting Resources To Flex Your Voting Power

Dear friends,  Elections are underway across the nation. The results of the elections will have a long-reaching impact on our nation’s healthcare systems and on the health of Black, Brown, and Indigenous families.  WHAT’S ON THE BALLOT-> Find out here where the Presidential candidates stand on the healthcare policies that impact maternal health and the welfare […]