Archive: Advocacy

Maternity Care Coalition Invited to Speak at Philadelphia’s B.PHL Innovation Fest

Last month, representatives from Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) had the opportunity to speak at Philadelphia’s annual B.PHL innovation fest. The event is a three day festival that looks to elevate the city of Philadelphia by highlighting the progressive, innovational organizations, people, and ideas within the community through engaging talks, interactive exhibits, exciting workshops and more.

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Stemming the Tide

"Lessons from a Policy Forum on Incarceration’s Multigenerational Impact on Women, Girls, and Communities." Our April 4th forum, "A Rising Tide," with the Stoneleigh Foundation brought together leaders and stakeholders from across the country who work in or have been impacted by incarceration. Read the recap of the powerful event.

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First of Many Steps to End Shackling of Incarcerated Women

The First Step Act was passed in late December 2018. Dr. Mogul, Maternity Care Coalition’s Senior Director of Research and an advocate for incarcerated women having supported MCC’s MOMobile at Riverside Correctional Facility program since its founding in 2006, writes about the impact of this law, and gives a glimpse of what incarcerated pregnant women face during pregnancy and childbirth.

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