BE AN ADVOCATE FOR BIPOC MATERNAL HEALTH

Black moms across the U.S. are facing a severe health crisis—they’re dying at 3x times the rate of White women. Become an advocate and call policymakers to prioritize the maternal health of our nation’s Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) through the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

Black moms across the U.S. are facing a severe health crisis - they are dying at 3x times the rate of White moms. Become an advocate and call our nation's Black moms and moms-to-be through the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

Take Action

Become an advocate for our nation’s moms.

Join our Action Network and call on legislators to support the Momnibus Act.

Post a message on social media using this toolkit. Tag a friend so they can learn more about the issues and take action. You can also tag them using digital stickers.

Watch this webinar recording to learn more about the Momnibus Act.

MOMNIBUS WEBINAR

Learn More and Use Advocate Toolkit

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 will help fill gaps in existing legislation to improve health outcomes for BIPOC moms and tackle long-standing health care disparities. Use this advocate toolkit to learn about the issues and to help create #BlanketChange by calling on your legislators to support the Momnibus Act.

BECOMING AN ADVOCATE

Learn how to be an advocate and connect with your legislators.

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Customizable materials

Download and update these materials based on your location and/or organization
and use them in your outreach to legislators.

  • Factsheet: A factsheet helps identify your organization or group with a particular issue, answers frequently-asked questions and provides statistics and other facts to inform and educate elected officials. Add state specific information, group or organization information, or graphics and charts to this template.
  • Talking points: Brief speaking points to aid you in meeting with policymakers.
  • Op-ed: A written article ready to be customized with local information for publication in a local newspaper.
  • Resources: Click here for more information on maternal health.