Advocacy

NC Clinicians for Climate Action (NCCCA)

CleanAIRE NC is excited to announce that our health initiative, NC Clinicians for Climate Action (NCCCA), will launch as an independent clinician-led organization in November. There is growing recognition among health professionals that climate change is a public health emergency, and we are proud to support that growth. NCCCA is currently recruiting leadership positions, please contact stephanie@cleanairenc.org to get involved. …

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Now Open: NC Breastfeeding Coalition Chair

The NC Breastfeeding Coalition (NCBC) Chair position is now open.  Please note the best way for interested candidates to contact NCBC is at NCBCexecassistant@gmail.com. Please share this out through your networks over the next couple of weeks.  The deadline for responses is November 30. What is the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition? NCBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit …

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Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force (APIBTF)

BreastfeedLA (breastfeedla.org) and the Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (ASAP!) Breastfeeding Task Force of Alameda County, the Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force (APIBTF), breastfeedla.org/aapi-breastfeeding-task-force/) is conducting a nationwide landscape analysis of lactation resources available to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.  As part of this project, they are seeking to compile and create a resource directory to …

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Release of Durham County’s Early Childhood Action Plan

There are nearly 35,000 children from birth through age 8 in Durham County. We believe each and every child deserves to grow up in a community where they can THRIVE. Check out Durham’s shared goals and strategies to support Durham’s families with young children in Durham’s Early Childhood Action Plan.  We encourage you to… Get …

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Share your pandemic story

Pregnant and breastfeeding families, health care providers, and all public health stakeholders are urged to share stories about how the pandemic and pandemic response is impacting young families through the “How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Infant Feeding?” story tool. Your insights will help guide USBC’s work to create a landscape of breastfeeding support, during this …

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Fatherhood of Durham

Fatherhood of Durham (FOD) was founded in 2011 but re-established in 2018 as a father-centered program to enable men to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to become responsible fathers and co-parents. Through their many programs and outreach services, Fatherhood of Durham hopes to builds stronger families by supporting fathers to develop more skills do …

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Writing Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Policies

Join NC Breastfeeding advocates and experts on Tuesday, October 12th at 1:00 PM for the final learning burst of the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care series.  During this session we will provide assistance to you as you create a draft of a breastfeeding policy for YOUR child care program.  TA’s will also be available from 2:00-3:00 PM to help …

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