top
US
US
Indybay
Indybay
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: U.S. | Racial Justice
View events for the week of 1/19/2022
Virtual Town Hall on Black Maternal Health w/ ERA Coalition & FWE
Date Wednesday January 19
Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality
Location Details
Online event
Join the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women's Equality as we talk to experts and advocates in the field of Black maternal health. We'll discuss the need for Black maternal health prioritization in the fight for health equity, and the ways forward.

January 19, 2022 @ 1 PM - 2 PM PT (4 PM - 5 PM ET)

RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYuce-trzgtH9NFliP3uFyAoI68rNqyB1oF


SPEAKERS:

--Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL), Co-chair, Black Maternal Health Caucus

--Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC), Co-chair, Black Maternal Health Caucus

--Breana Lipscomb, Senior Advisor of Maternal Health & Rights,
Center for Reproductive Rights

--Charles Johnson, Founder of 4 Kira 4 Moms

--Linda Villarosa, Writer on Black maternal health, New York Times Magazine


ABOUT: The ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality

https://eracoalition.salsalabs.org/erasos/index.html

The Fund for Women’s Equality and ERA Coalition are independent, sister organizations. The organizations were formed simultaneously and conduct complimentary work to promote fair and equal treatment for women and girls in the United States.

While the effort to amend the constitution to include sex equality began many decades ago, our renewed efforts are centered on Black, Indigenous and Women of Color, gender-nonconforming and transgender women and girls, and nonbinary people– those who are most impacted by systemic inequities.

The COVID-19 pandemic, the rise of the BLM movement and all movements at the intersection of race and gender bring us to this moment. Codifying the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th Constitutional Amendment is not/will not be easy. Making it part of our daily experience, even harder. You are part of this movement.
sm_screenshot_2022-01-11_at_16-06-08.jpg
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 11th, 2022 4:15 PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

Donate Now!

$ 100.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network