News & Stories

  • President Biden Now Is the Time To Invest In The Health Care of All Mothers
    PRESS CONTACT: Kristian Ramos,Kristian@autonomy-strategies.com Chicago – To commemorate the inauguration of President Joe Biden, HealthConnect One Executive Director Dr. Twylla Dillion released the following statement:  “Our nation is not perfect; it is “unfinished,” as Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman beautifully described […]
  • Racial Equity for All Moms, Babies and Families
    It was a warm day in August 1963 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful “I Have A Dream” speech to a peaceful crowd of marchers at the Lincoln Memorial. “I say to you today, my friends, though, […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]

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NBC News – Rep. Raul Ruiz, congressman and doctor, takes coronavirus testing to farmworkers (August 2020)

Prism.org – Q&A: Organizer Lorena Quiroz-Lewis reflects one year after Mississippi ICE raids (August 2020)

LuzCollective.com Covid-19 Puts The Health Of Puerto Rican Mothers In Crisis (July 2020)

Univision – Algunos retos que enfrentan las mujeres indocumentadas para obtener un buen servicio de salud en el embarazo (June 2020) 

HipLatina – Why Community-Based Doulas are a Lifeline for Latinas (June 2020)

Chicago Citizen – Project Hope continues to make impact in community (March 2020)

Center for American Progress-Ensuring Healthy Births Through Prenatal Support (January 2020)

SF Bay View – Moms and babies in Michigan receive the gold-standard of care (May 2019)

Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee may implement a pilot program for doulas to address infant mortality in 53206 (March 2019)

Black PR Wire – Moms and Babies in Michigan Receive the Gold-Standard of Care Through Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association Community-Based Doula Program (December 2018)

Chicago Sun-Times – I never doubted I would breastfeed my baby girl (August 2018)