Photo from the National Collaborative for Health Equity.
April is National Minority Health Month.
Please help compile a list of the Spring Minority Health Awareness events for parents, prenatal/postpartum providers, or birth/breastfeeding advocates.
Click Here to Add Events
- April 1-31: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) is focusing on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on racial and ethnic minority and American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Equity in Vaccination: A Plan to Work with Communities of Color Toward COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond
- April 1- April 31: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health (OWH) wants to learn how to make it easier for families to get help if they feel pressure with a new baby and other life issues. We want the diverse voices heard. https://forms.gle/DMKBi7ajr3x6c99s5
- April 3 | 10-2 PM: The African American COVID-19 Taskforce (AACT+) and Chapel Hill Pediatrics and Adolescents, Beacon Light Missionary Baptist Church, located at 403 Cook Road in Durham, North Carolina, 27713 will host a Moderna vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 3rd, from 10 am until 2 pm. Click here to register for a time slot.
- April 7 | PM: Amplifying the Voices of Mothers- Join the AHA in a dialogue with experts from national and community organizations, and hospitals, to discuss ways we can identify and address inequities in maternal care, empower women of color, and create solutions to improve maternal health equity.
- April 10 | 1 PM: Black Maternal Health Forum in partnership with the Durham County Women’s Commission, the Mayor’s Council for Women and MAAME, Inc on Registration: bit.ly/blackmaternalhealthforum
- April 11 – April 17: The fourth annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, will be a week of awareness, activism, and community building.
- April 11 – April 17: Equity Before Birth Silent Auction — more info about available auction items forthcoming on our social media outlets. Bid here www.biddingowl.com/EquityBeforeBirth
- April 15 | 7 PM: Black Maternal Health Roundtable, 4/15 at 7p. Registration: bit.ly/NCMomnibus (case sensitive)
- April 19 | 7 PM: In celebration of Every Kid Healthy Week, Mayor Schewel has approved Breastfeed Durham’s request to re-proclaim Durham as a “Breastfeeding Family Friendly Community” to be presented at the City Council Meeting.
- APRIL 20 | 4:00 PM: Born in Durham Healthy for Life group would like to invite you to participate in a Panel discussion to address COVID-19 during Pregnancy and Vaccination. Covid-19 in pregnancy-Understanding COVID-19 and Vaccination. Meeting Registration