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Taking a Mission Moment

Taking a Mission Moment

Many of us were moved by the Mission Moment shared by USBC Board Member Amy Smolinski at our recent Membership Meeting, which took place on Thursday, June 11. Listen to the recording or read the transcript below. 

Collective Impact Webinar Announcement: A Conversation with Organizers of Global, National, and Community August Breastfeeding Events

Collective Impact Webinar Announcement: A Conversation with Organizers of Global, National, and Community August Breastfeeding Events

The USBC will host a panel presentation titled "A Conversation with Organizers of Global, National, and Community August Breastfeeding Events" on Tuesday, June 23, from 2-3 p.m. ET, as part of the Collective Impact webinar series. With August just around the corner, the breastfeeding field is prepar

Equity and oppression cannot exist in tandem

Equity and oppression cannot exist in tandem

Equity and oppression cannot exist in tandem, and centering racial equity is a core tenet of the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee’s (USBC) work as we seek to create a landscape of breastfeeding support across the U.S. Our nation's long legacy of systemic racism and state-sanctioned oppression have perpe