The Great American Let Down Town Hall
In celebration of #NationalBreastfeedingAwarenessMonth, Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) has partnered with Mural Arts Philadelphia to host a virtual ev
Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh Visits MCC
Recently, MCC had the pleasure of educating Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh about the work that our Programs staff does on a daily basis. Our conversatio
Reflecting on the Importance of the Expanded Child Tax Credit
MCC has been working diligently to advocate for the needs of families eligible for the child tax credit by raising awareness and supporting families t
Acting Senator Meg Snead Visits Maternity Care Coalition
Last week, MCC had the pleasure of hosting the Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary, Meg Snead, to speak about Medicaid postpa
Recap: Celebrating Mothers 2021 was a virtual celebration of families’ resiliency
A full recap of the 2021 virtual Celebrating Mothers event honoring Representative Morgan Cephas.
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.
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.
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
SNAP Out of It!
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!
Board President’s Perspective
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.