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  • 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 […]
  • Cast your vote! Moms, babies, and families are counting on you
    Dear friends,  We are just weeks away from Election Day! Do you have a plan to vote? Did you know that research shows that people who make a plan to vote are more likely to? Here’s how you can make a plan […]
  • Supporting Black Moms Who Have Lost A Baby During or After Pregnancy
    Pregnancy can be an exciting time for expectant moms looking forward to welcoming their new baby into the world. Unfortunately, not all moms have this experience. October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. It’s a time to be […]
  • Your Vote Matters To Birthing Families
    Dear friends, This year has been a challenging experience for us all, as fear of COVID-19 infection, homeschooling, social isolation and economic upheaval changed our lives. On November 3, we have an opportunity to decide who will lead our nation […]

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NBC News – Rep. Raul Ruiz, congressman and doctor, takes coronavirus testing to farmworkers (August 2020) – Q&A: Organizer Lorena Quiroz-Lewis reflects one year after Mississippi ICE raids (August 2020) 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)