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Join colleagues and community partners for a day of learning, collaboration and action to achieve birth equity.
: Breakfast and Registration
: Morning Keynote: Arthur James, MD, FACOG: EQUITY in the Opportunity to Survive the First Year of Life-a dream deferred…
9:20am: Making it Real: Closing the Black-White Gap for Infant Mortality (2017-2019) Through Data and Life Stories Moderator: Wenonah Valentine, MBA; Panelists: Kacie Blackman, PhD; Shamiesha Ebhotemen, BSN ‘20, RN, CLE; Stella Clingmon Simon, MPH
10:15am: Los Angeles County African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Initiative Overview: Debbie Allen, ScD and Melissa Franklin, MBA
10:45am: Break and Exhibitors
11:00am: California Equity Projects and Programs Panel Moderator: Amelia Cobb, First 5 LA; Panelists: Policy in Action: Shantay Davies-Balch, MBA, CLE; California Department of Public Health Birth Equity Initiatives: Leslie Kowalewski; Preterm Birth Prevention/Low-Dose Aspirin Provider Toolkit: Subhashini Ladella, MD; UCSF PTBi SOLARS Study: Brittany Chambers, PhD and Brianne Taylor
12:15pm: Networking Lunch and Exhibitors
1:00pm: Afternoon Keynote: Zea Malawa, MD, MPH: Advancing an Anti-Racism Agenda in Health Care Settings
2:20pm Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)
3:30pm Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)
Session 1: Cultural Humility and Healthcare Stereotype Threat Trainings
Nakeisha Robinson, MA, LMFT- iDREAM for Racial Equity; Cleopatra Abdou Kamperveen, PhD, University of Southern California
- Session 2: Community and Family Partnerships, Empowerment, and Mobilization
Janice Mathurin, MA - West Fresno Family Resource Center; Kindra Montgomery-Block, MPA - Black Child Legacy Campaign; Brandi Sims – First 5 LA
- Session 3: Black Infant Health: Three Decades of Caring, Serving and Building a Legacy of Trust - Robin Qualls, RN, PHN, MPH; Yolonda Rogers-Jones, Gwen Manning, Nicole Evans, MSW, MBA
Closing and Evaluation
The 2019 California Birth Equity Summit is a collaboration between March of Dimes, First5LA, LA County Department of Public Health and PAC/LAC.
Register at: ca-birth-equity-summit.eventbrite.com
The Summit is SOLD OUT .
Please email [email protected]
to request to be added to the wait list.
We will contact you as spots open. Thank you!
· Early Bird Registration $40 (by 10/7/2019)
· Late Registration: $50
· 10% discount for groups of 5 or more
· 10% discount for students
For special hotel rate, please visit: www.tinyurl.com/CASUMMITHOTEL
Continuing education credits (CME, CEU, LCSW, LMFT and CHES)
will be provided by PAC/LAC.*
*This activity is sponsored by the Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation (PAC/LAC). This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
. PAC/LAC is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider CEP 5862. PAC/LAC is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs. CE Provider #128542. PAC/LAC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CHES) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.