State Senator Holly Mitchell, MLK CEO Joined Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies Workshop for Deep Dive Discussion on Birth Inequities in Los Angeles

Keynote speaker Sen. Holly Mitchell (D—Los Angeles) joined a lineup of visionary leaders to address Black infant mortality and patient experience and safety for Black mothers and birthing people.

On July 24, 2020, HASC’s Communities Lifting Communities conducted its third Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies collaborative workshop. This portion of the workshop highlights keynote speaker Sen. Holly Mitchell discussing SB 464, why the legislation is important for California, her vision for respectful, equitable maternity care especially for Black mothers, and her call to action for perinatal care providers.