News & Stories

  • HC One Hiring Development Associate
    About the Role Reporting directly to the Development Director, the Development Associate supports the Development Director and other team members in securing multi-revenue streams to support HealthConnect One’s (HC One’s) mission. The Development Associate manages donor data, including mailing lists, […]
  • HC One Supports Postpartum Medicaid Extension in House COVID Bill
    Chicago – Last night the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the legislative text for its COVID-19 relief legislation, which includes a provision to support state efforts to extend Medicaid coverage in the postpartum period.  Dr. Twylla Dillon, HealthConnect One […]
  • Historic legislation introduced on Black Maternal Health
    On Monday, February 8, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, Congresswoman Alma Adams, Senator Cory Booker, and the Black Maternal Health Caucus introduced historic legislation to address the maternal health crisis for Black women and birthing people of color. Call your member of […]
  • HC One Research Advisory Board
    HealthConnect One has engaged a team of researchers from across the nation to be part of our Research Advisory Board (RAB). The RAB is a culturally representative team of researchers working in lactation, maternal-child health, maternal mental health, and racial/birth […]

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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)