Angela Hardison-Breckinridge, SBJN Doula/ Board Member speaks truth to power at the discussion of RS BR 344 relating to paid parental leave at the interim joint committee on state government.
This webinar features Jamarah Amani, executive director of Southern Birth Justice Network as she speaks to over 100 Birth Workers at Health Connect One, Birth Equity Leadership Academy.
"We cannot talk about health disparities without taking about power, and how lack of access to power over the course of one's life impacts the ability to be healthy," Jamarah Amani
Black Maternal Health Week 2020 | Wednesday, April 15, 2020
This webinar will address root causes of disparities in black maternal health outcomes and will highlight how the medicalization of childbirth has complicated and marginalized black midwifery in the United States. Challenges and opportunities for Black midwives today will also be explored as we look to traditional care models as solutions for the maternal mortality crisis
The 2nd Annual Black Maternal Health Week brought the issue of the disproportionally high rates of mortality Black mamas and parents face in this country to members of congress. Check out Jamarah Amani, Executive Director of SBJN and featured panelists in this congressional highlight video.
Jasmine Roger Shaw, Miami Workers Center, Jamarah Amani, Southern Birth Justice Network and Tifanny Burks, South Florida Healing issue a call to action in response to the treatment of Tammy Jackson who was denied medical treatment while giving birth in a Broward County jail cell.
SBJN's Executive Director Jamarah Amani presents the birth justice frame work, remarks on Midwifery, and her personal birth story as a featured Panelist of the United Nations NGO CSW Panel on Maternal Mortality.