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New Democracy Coalition Calls for Independent Regulatory Commission
A diverse coalition held a press conference calling for a fair redistricting process through an independent, community-led commission. Recent polling shows that North Carolinians are tired of politicians engaging in partisan gamesmanship.
NC Divine 9 Legislative Day sets record participation
The North Carolina Black Alliance hosted over 100 representatives in person and over 800 online during the 2023 NC Divine 9 Legislative Day.
Doulas make a difference
Studies have shown that Black women are more likely to die due to childbirth or pregnancy-related complications than white women. As Black women experience the likelihood of suffering from these complications, there is a need for doula services to help mitigate this racial health disparity.
Improving Health Outcomes: The Benefits of Lactation Consultants within the Community
Common maternal and child health issues include disparities in breastfeeding rates and for Black families seeking support with breastfeeding representation matters. Lactation counselors help guide moms on their breastfeeding journey.
Empowering Student Advocacy: Bridging Holistic Wellness and Environmental Justice
In April, the North Carolina Black Alliance collaborated with the NC A&T State University Earth and Environmental Science Club to host a program on bridging holistic wellness and environmental justice.
Pearson’s dedication to the work of liberation echoes theme for NC Black Summit
For NC Black Alliance executive assistant Lysandra Joseph, Rep. Justin J. Pearson’s visit to NC during the 17th Annual NC Black Summit will have a lasting impact. She looks forward to channeling his energy to help keep NCBA at the forefront to help the marginalized and disenfranchised in North Carolina.
Tennessee Rep. Justin Pearson to Keynote 2023 NC Black Summit
Tennessee House Rep. Justin Pearson will be the keynote speaker for the 2023 NC Black Summit. Rep. Pearson will address over 300 Black elected officials and community leaders across North Carolina during the annual convening in Raleigh.
Elevating Student Voices: Food Insecurity on College Campuses
Food insecurity can be a pressing concern for college students who live on or near campus, especially for universities in food-insecure communities that do not prioritize nutritious food and its accessibility.
Supporting Parents in the Triangle through Perinatal Health
NC Black Alliance’s Access to Healthcare team engaged with providers who offer direct care to mothers in the Triangle to highlight the importance of connecting parents to resources and support throughout the perinatal period.