Advancing Birth Equity


Advancing Birth Equity
Creating valuable shared learning opportunities.

Cherished Futures is a multi-sector, collaborative effort to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal patient experiences and safety for Black moms and babies in South Los Angeles, South Bay, and the Antelope Valley.


Core Activities to Create Impact
Supporting the development of impactful implementation plans

  • Understanding Root Causes (Driver Diagrams)
  • Assessment and Prioritization Tools
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning and Collaboration
  • Guest Speakers to Discuss Best Practices from Nearby Hospitals
  • Discussion around clinical, institutional, and community interventions

Identifying Regional Opportunities Through Innovation Sessions

  • Perinatal Regionalization
  • Creating a regional oasis of care for Black moms