State Title V/Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs across the United States are eager to implement solutions created with communities to urgently close racial disparities in maternal health outcomes. There are countless programs across the nation, some just forming and others around for decades or more, designed and implemented by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other thought leaders of color that are community-led and rooted, actively counteract toxic stress and structural violence that produce inequitable outcomes, and have been deemed effective by the communities who use these services. Read this report from AMCHP, MHLIC, and Commonsense Childbirth to learn more about how these efforts have been recognized and resourced by public health and health care practitioners and institutions.
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