Hello Birth Justice Warriors and Advocates!
BIRTH JUSTICE WARRIORS SECOND COHORT TRAINED IN NASSAU COUNTY
THE MARCH OF DIMES #BLANKETCHANGE AGENDA
BIRTH JUSTICE WARRIORS EVENT:
November is Prematurity Awareness Month. The Birth Justice Warriors will be participating in a community breakfast in Westbury at the North Shore Child/Family Guidance Center- The Leeds Place on November 19 from 9am TO 11am . If you are interested in attending, click here to register.
A NEW MIDWIFE IN TOWN
The Birth Justice Warriors want to say a big welcome to Takiya Sakina Ballard! Takiya is a licensed nurse midwife who specializes in home births and is the owner of Sakina Midwifery Service in Hempstead and all round birth equity rock star! Visit her website for more information.
KEEP AN EYE AND EAR OUT FOR…
Birth Justice Warriors is submitting a letter of intent in collaboration with North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center for funding from Merck for Mothers for the “Safer Childbirth Cities” Initiative to Support Locally Created Solutions to Improve Maternal Health and Reduce Disparities…Birth Justice Warriors will be spreading the word at the Fidelis Care/St. Brigid’s Parish 11th Annual Health Fair on Sunday November 11 from 10am-2pm in the St. Brigid’s Auditorium at 101 Maple Avenue in Westbury…Planned Parenthood Nassau County will be sponsoring a screening and panel discussion of the documentary Death by Delivery–stay tuned for updates…We are working on developing ‘birth justice’ informed Childbirth Education classes for families of color in Nassau County in early 2019…Interested in having a Birth Justice Warrior training at your site? Contact us!
Spread the word!