Birth Equity Action Map (2023)

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) released the Birth Equity Action Map, an interactive system mapping tools that describes urgent actions needed by specific system actors (i.e., birth equity partners) to improve birth and racial equity, and highlights where in the system funders can use their leverage to accelerate birth equity.  There are multiple ways to interact with the action map:

We hope this tool will accelerate the work of communities, coalitions, and funders in strategically assessing their efforts, identifying opportunities, and committing to specific actions to strengthen the birth equity and early childhood ecosystem.

Author:  The map was co-created by AMCHP, the University of North Caroline (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health, Vijaya K Hogan (VKH) Consulting LLC, and 48 other diverse partners, representing federal, national, state, local, and community-based birth equity partners to identify the systemic barriers and opportunities to strengthen the birth equity ecosystem.

ECFC Member Contribution: Developed with funding from Pritzker Children’s Initiative.

Categories: Birth Equity
Author: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, University of North Caroline (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health, Vijaya K Hogan (VKH) Consulting LLC
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