Black Maternal Health Week Virtual Baby Shower
In honor of Black Maternal Health Week 2021, please join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Omega Kappa Zeta Chapter in supporting Black families with a virtual premature babies clothing drive. This drive will last the full month of April and end on May 7, 2021. All purchases/donations will benefit the Black Infant Health of Contra Costa County.
Black Maternal Health Week takes place every year from April 11 –17. The month of April is recognized in the United States as National Minority Health Month – a month-long initiative to advance health equity across the country on behalf of all racial and ethnic minorities. Additionally, we are joining dozens of global organizations who are fighting to end maternal mortality globally in advocating that the United Nations recognize April 11th as the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights.
The campaign and activities for Black Maternal Health Week serve to amplify the voices of Black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements. Activities during BMHW are rooted in human rights, reproductive justice, and birth justice frameworks.
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 intended to:
For more information, please visit:
Black Infant Health of Contra Costa
Black Mamas Matter Alliance