"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.
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.
With the 2018 Midterm Elections being just a few weeks away, we have compiled resources and important dates to ensure you are ready to vote! Please fe
As lawmakers put the final touches on the new Farm Bill, many are quick to forget the critical piece it plays for the lives of millions. It’s time for them to SNAP out of it!
MCC's Board President, Liza Seltzer, pens an impactful response to current policies for and against families. Inspiration for the post came from a Summer 2018 family trip where she saw the infamous J35 orca whale pod and the deceased newborn calf being pushed by its Mother.
On August 3, 4 and 5 2018, almost 60,000 people around the world took part in the Global Big Latch On, demonstrating their support for breastfeeding.
Volunteer turned full-time staff member, Abby Dolan, shares her experience volunteering at MCC in celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018.
MCC hosted its bi-annual policy forum titled "Shaping Policy for Working Mothers and their Families." Learn more about the event.
The 14th Annual Celebrating Mothers Brunch honored Dorothy Johnson-Speight, Founder and National Executive Director of Mothers in Charge, Inc. for her service to her community and commitment to helping women, children and families.
The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program expired on September 30th, 2017 and Congress still has yet to renew it. Learn more about the program's impact on families in Pennsylvania and how you can get involved to help renew it for another 5 years.