Building Health Equity in the Urban Core
Uzazi Village is a Center of Excellence for reducing inequities in perinatal outcomes. Ask us about our internships, and implementing our program models in your community.
Upcoming classes for May, June, and July
Free Breastfeeding Clinic & Pregnancy Testing
At Uzazi Village from 9:30am-4:30pm on Wednesday and Friday.
Uzazi Village Doula Co-op
Affordable Doula Care for Our Community
Education for the next generation of Community Based Maternal Health Workers
Lowering the rates of unnecessary cesarean births by discouraging routine inductions and the “cascade of interventions “.
Fostering models of breast feeding support that are culturally appropriate and specific.
Utilizing specially trained doulas to work with moms most at risk for disrupted/dis functional labors.
Steering our community women to providers and facilities that practice evidence-based care.
Creating culturally specific childbirth education with a focus on client empowerment.
Educating our community on the inherent bias that is part of the maternity care system.
Raising awareness of perinatal inequities in the African-American community.