The Collaborative


Collaborative Vision

Equitable community and clinical environments that support healthier, safer births for Black women, babies, and all birthing families in Los Angeles County.


Jan. - Dec. 2020

  • Implement a proactive collaborative to explore key interventions focusing on clinical, organizational and community level strategies to address African American birth inequities.
  • Support pilot hospitals in the development of implementation plans to adopt culturally relevant clinical and organizational interventions to better serve Black birthing women and their families.
  • Increase the capacity of project partners to meet the needs of Black women and families through a series of learning opportunities focused on equity, root causes, and implicit bias.