Join Black birth equity leaders and stakeholders from across California as we come together for actionable solutions and meaningful collaboration to support healthy and thriving Black families.
The 2023 California Black Birth Equity Summit will elevate and celebrate the numerous policy, program, research, and innovation advancements since the 2019 Summit. This year's Summit will be one of the largest gatherings of leaders and stakeholders in California dedicated to advancing Black birth equity and justice. The hybrid convening (virtual and in-person) will raise awareness, build capacity, and highlight sustainable strategies to eliminate racial inequities and mitigate their impact. The Summit program will feature dynamic keynote speakers, interactive concurrent sessions, strategic planning for policies and programs impacting Black families, meaningful dialogue, and networking opportunities.
*Elevate Black-led solutions to advance birth equity and justice in California
*Build capacity to implement programs, policies, and care solutions for Black families
*Elevate actionable strategies to advance birth equity and justice
*Compile program and policy recommendations for healthy and thriving Black families
*Provide critical updates on policies and programs impacting Black families
*Disseminate research and innovations
*Deepen collaboration and partnerships
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The Summit will center the unique needs of Black families in California. It will elevate Black-led solutions and actionable strategies to advance birth equity and justice. The program promises to be dynamic, interactive, and foster community and meaningful dialogue among participants. Preliminary sessions topics include:
*Community activation and power-sharing
*Lactation support and human milk access for Black families
*Improving hospital and community partnerships and collaboration
*Policy and legislative updates
*Implementing the Medi-Cal doula benefit
*Leveraging data and storytelling to advance birth equity
*Clinical innovations to improve Black birth outcomes
*Philanthropy and Black birth equity
*Hospital Quality Improvement Toolkits
*Mentorship and workforce development
The Summit is held during Black Breastfeeding Week and will celebrate Black lactation leaders.