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Pride Month 2021

June is National Pride Month, a time to honor years of struggle for civil rights and the ongoing work toward equal justice under the law for the LGBTQ+ community. A celebration of differences, from all it’s glitter, gender-bending, mainstream-smashing trailblazers to the quieter members who live their sweet lives alongside their neighbors simply wanting to …

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IBCLC Equity Scholarship

The Dr. Clifton J. Kenon, Jr. Health Equity Scholarship for 2022 Will Soon Be Available! Mark your calendar! From June 1 – 30, 2021, applications will be open for the Dr. Clifton J. Kenon, Jr. Health Equity Scholarship for professionals planning to earn the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) credential in 2022!  The Dr. Clifton J. Kenon, …

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Asian and Pacific Islander Equity

Photo from “Elisabeth Millay/BreastfeedLA and API Breastfeeding Task Force.” The murders in March of eight individuals in Atlanta, including six Asian and Asian American women, weighs heavily on Breastfeed Durham, a community committed to equity and a family-friendly environment for everyone in Durham. These attacks come amidst a disturbing nationwide rise in violence and discrimination …

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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! Native American Heritage Month recognizes the histories and continuing invaluable contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people in the United States, celebrating the rich diversity in cultures, traditions, and languages, and focusing on how heritage intersects with health.  Breastfeed Durham believes that by working together to raise …

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National Breastfeeding Month

In August especially, Breastfeed Durham encourages all of our collaborators to improve equity by implementing Breastfeeding Family Friendly practices: Government, Healthcare, Community Support Providers, Local Businesses, Nonprofits, Faith Communities, Childcare Providers, First Responders, and Families. As a part of National Breastfeeding Month, Breastfeed Durham is proud to participate in World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7; Native …

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Pro-Lactancia Hispana

It is clear that we need to do more to advocate for Spanish-speaking families utilizing a community-based approach.  Breastfeed Durham is in the process of forming a committee to address the needs for Spanish-speaking families.  Would you like to join the committee? Do you have any lactation resources for Spanish-speaking families?  Breastfeed Durham would love …

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