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
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.
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.
A national organization of urban maternal and child health leaders that works to promote equity and improve the health of urban women, children, and communities by strengthening public health leaders and organizations.
This series of in-depth reports and briefs explores a range of topics that cover the crucial elements to build a culture of health, education and economic mobility in lower-income communities.
The Innovation Hub is an online platform that provides maternal and child health (MCH) professionals with tools and resources to explore, replicate and share successful and effective practices from the MCH field. It is home to the MCH Innovations Database, a searchable repository of “what’s working” in the field that improves the health and well-being of MCH populations.