Build Safe and Connected Communities Working Group

Addressing facets of community life and support systems that impact the health of families.

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Investing in communities with quality infrastructure and community-driven public services can improve health.

This working group will take actions to help build safe and connected communities that include:

  • Promoting investment in communities and revitalization programs

  • Advocating for doula and community health worker training and reimbursement 

  • Supporting and implementing shared green space in communities and community gardens

  • Advocating for law enforcement reform including increased mental health supports and de-escalation training

  • Identifying and implementing technology solutions to connect pregnant and postpartum people through shared online supportive communities

Recruiting Co-Chairs

We're currently recruiting co-chairs to lead this working group. If you would like to explore this volunteer opportunity or nominate a colleague, please contact us.

Working Group Members

This working group will be launching soon. To join the Mom and Baby Action Network and share your interest in this working group, please contact us.

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Every family can have the best possible start. But today, too many moms and babies are dying or experiencing serious health complications related to childbirth­—and far too many are moms and babies of color. Only by working together can we confront inequities and ensure the health and wellbeing of every family.

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