Reproductive Health

How to support healthcare equity for women of color

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There are many ways to support healthcare equity including learning more about the issues and donating to non-profits that are advocating for underserved communities.

To Get Informed

Disparities in Health and Health Care: Five Key Questions and Answers from Kaiser Family Foundation

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obstetrics and Gynecology from The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

The Health Care System and Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality from The Center for American Progress

Implicit Bias and Racial Disparities in Health Care from American Bar Association

(Book) Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care by Dayna Bowen Matthew

(Podcast) The 1619 Project Episode 4: How the Bad Blood Started from The New York Times

To Donate


The National Institute for Reproductive Health works at the state and local level to promote reproductive rights and expand access to reproductive health care through bold advocacy, creative education campaigns, and high-impact partnerships. Donation link

Twentyeight Health donates 1% of revenues to NIRH.

Bedsider (a program of Power to Decide)

Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy. Power to Decide works to ensure that every young person has the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant—increasing their opportunity to pursue the future they want. Donation link

Twentyeight Health donates 1% of revenues to Bedsider.

Black Mamas Matter

Black Mamas Matter Alliance is a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance. They center Black mamas to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift culture for Black maternal health, rights, and justice. Donation link

The Black Women’s Health Imperative

The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the first nonprofit organization created by Black women to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls. Support BWHI in decreasing health disparities for Black Women across their lifespan. Donation link

National Birth Equity Collaborative

NBEC creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration. Donation link

For additional organizations to donate to, please click here to see a list compiled by The Maudern.

Know of an organization or resource that should be included? Email us!

With the participation of
Dr. Alejandra Moscoso

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