Governor Cuomo Recognizes Second Annual Black Maternal Health Week

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:22

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced in recognition of Black Maternal Health Week April 11-17, 2019, that the Enacted 2019-20 Budget includes an $8 million investment to support initiatives recommended over the last year by the New York State Taskforce on Maternal Mortality and Disparate Racial Outcomes. Black Maternal Health Week is an initiative created by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance to advocate for Black maternal health, rights and justice. Black Maternal Health Week is an opportunity to engage in the national conversation on Black maternal health policy, research and the reproductive and birth justice movements.

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