Advocacy / Maternal Heath Care / Parenting

Maternal health care is a right, not an option


In March 2o11, The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 (H.R. 894) was introduced by Rep. John Conyers, D-MI to reduce maternal mortality in the United States, provide greater transparency for reporting on pregnancy-related deaths and improve outcomes through research, education and awareness.(See italicized text below for a summary of the Act’s provisions.) According to … Continue reading

Advocacy

Everyone deserves to have a roof over their heads


One of the people I follow on Twitter is Pastor Shaun King, of Courageous Church in Midtown Atlanta. He’s becoming well-known nationally for his use of social media for connecting with his congregation and performing outreach work. This past week, he was advocating on behalf of a family on the verge of homelessness.  The parents are struggling to make … Continue reading