The Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Youth Sports and Mentoring League provides an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity sports activities. The league provides youth with a sense of community and a fun, meaningful summer full of learning experiences and memories. Registration is open for the 2022 Basketball Season! Access the Kings and Queens Rise flyer.
Maintaining your peace and mental health during pregnancy can be challenging. Join this Maternal Mental Health webinar to discuss support for Black pregnant women and birthing people from doulas, community advocates and healthcare providers. The webinar will be on May 12 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Access the event flyer with the Zoom link (.pdf).
Join us for the Black Infant and Maternal Health Virtual Series. The 4th Trimester: Caring for your newborn and yourself on Thursday, April 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. will provide valuable information about post-natal care. Register to attend at https://tinyurl.com/2p9ezwkc. This series is presented by UC Davis Health, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and Black Child Legacy Campaign Continue Reading Black Infant and Maternal Health Virtual Series
Following the devastating loss of six Sacramentans to gun violence, Black Child Legacy Campaign leaders have penned an open letter to local decision-makers about the importance of community-led violence prevention efforts. Continue Reading An open letter to Sacramento County and City Leadership
Community partners came together to present multiple events during Black History Month. Thank you to Heal & Rebuild Collective, Roberts Family Development Center, Robla School District, Rose Family Creative Empowerment Center, Soul Space and others for offering the Black History Parent Celebration, Let It Go, Sis!, Rose Family Radio, Teen Summit and Wellness Walks.
Black Child Legacy Campaign will present the final Doula webinar of the year on December 16 at 7 p.m. Our Pregnancy and Birth Stories will be discussed. Access the webinar on the Black Child Legacy Campaign YouTube channel.
The fifth Black Doula Consortium webinar on October 26 provided a genuine conversation about infant loss and grief. Access the webinar recording on BCLC’s YouTube channel. Below are resources for dealing with infant loss and postpartum:
Infant Loss Support
Postpartum Support International Help Line: 1.800.944.4773
Postpartum Support International: Loss and Grief in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Sisters in Loss
Shades of Blue Infant Loss Support Group
The 10-question Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale has been proven to be an efficient and effective way of identifying patients at risk for perinatal depression.
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The Observer talked with Chet P. Hewitt, Sierra Health Foundation and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation president and CEO, about the impact the Black Child Legacy Campaign has had on the lives of Sacramento’s African American community. Read the article in The Observer.