Black Maternal Health Week 2019: List of Events

Black Maternal Health Week

As promised, here is the line-up of online activities for you to participate in during Black Maternal Health Week:

Tuesday, April 9th @ 4:30 PM EDT: Black Maternal Health Congressional Briefing
The Black Mamas Matter Alliance is excited to kick off Black Maternal Health Week 2019 by celebrating the launch of the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus! Join us, along with Representative Alma Adams (D-NC) and Representative Lauren Underwood (D-IL), for this special congressional briefing to learn about the Caucus and hear from leaders in Black maternal health care.
TUNE IN: fb.me/blackmamasmatter
Official Hashtags: #BMHCaucus, #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

Wednesday, April 10th @ 3:00 PM EDT: Black Maternal Health Week 2019 Opening Tweet Chat
What do you envision for Black Maternal Health? Help us build momentum for the 2nd annual Black Maternal Health Week in this opening tweetchat, where we will highlight policies and solutions for advancing maternal health, rights, and justice for Black women. We’ll also cover key issues related to this year’s theme, “Decolonizing Research to Develop Meaningful Policy for Black Maternal Health.”
FOLLOW + JOIN US: @BlkMamasMatter
Official Hashtags: #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

Thursday, April 11th @ 1:00 PM EDT: #BMHW19 IG Live Chat with Erica Chidi Cohen
During this special chat to be streamed live on our IG page, Black Mamas Matter Alliance Co-Director Angela Doyinsola Aina will host a 30-minute conversation with doula, author, and LOOM co-founder Erica Chidi Cohen! Tune in to learn more about how Erica is helping to cultivate body literacy and sharing tools for Black mamas to advocate for their reproductive health and well-being.
TUNE IN: instagram.com/blackmamasmatter
Official Hashtags: #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

Friday, April 12th @ 3:00 PM EDT: #BMHW19 Webinar #1
Kick off the 2nd annual Black Maternal Health Week with our webinar “Decolonizing Research in Black Maternal Health.” During this presentation, we’ll explore existing gaps in data to accurately assess maternal health outcomes and quality of care for Black Mamas.
REGISTER NOW: bit.ly/BMHC19Web1
Official Hashtags: #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

Monday, April 15th @ 3:00 PM EDT: #BMHW19 Webinar #2
During this webinar we will be outlining BMMA's policy priorities for Black Mamas and hear from our Kindred Partner organizations working on Black Maternal Health policy issues in their state.
REGISTER NOW: bit.ly/BMHC19Web2
Official Hashtags: #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

Wednesday, April 17th @ 1:00 PM EDT: Prioritizing Black Maternal Health: Breastfeeding, Media and Public Health
Live from Oakland, BMMA will be streaming this #BMHW19 finale event hosted by the California Breastfeeding Coalition, which will discuss current efforts to support and increase Black breastfeeding rates in California and throughout the country.
TUNE IN: fb.me/blackmamasmatter
Official Hashtags: #BlackMaternalHealthWeek, #BMHW19 and #BlackMamasMatter

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