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Cherished Futures Story, Part 2, Featured in Our Health California 

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Part II of the three-part Cherished Futures story series was released in Our Health California, a grassroots advocacy platform of more than 1 million people. This piece elevates the voices of Cherished Futures collaborative members, Dr. Melissa Franklin (Growth Mindset Communications & AAIMM) and Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick (Cedar's-Sinai)

March 18, 2021

Genesis of Cherished Futures: Health Inequities, part 1

A growing body of research shows exposure to racism increases racial disparities in Black people’s health. Cherished Futures is featured in Our Health California, an advocacy platform with over 1 million readers!

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July 29,2020

State Sen. Holly Mitchell, MLK CEO Joined Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies Workshop for Deep Dive Discussion on Birth Inequities in Los Angeles

Keynote speaker Sen. Holly Mitchell (D—Los Angeles) joined a lineup of visionary leaders to address Black infant mortality and patient experience and safety for Black mothers and birthing people.

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April 10, 2020

Black Maternal Health Week: Centering Black Women’s Leadership and Experiences

To bring about real changes in birthing outcomes, we must develop a culture that listens, respects, and protects Black mothers and families, defer to the wisdom of their lived experience, and support grassroots organizations already doing the work.

Former Senator (Current Los Angeles County Supervisor) Holly J. Mitchell, Delivers Keynote at July 2020 Cherished Futures Convening