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.
Free Walk In Breastfeeding Clinic
At Uzazi Village from 9:30am-4:30pm on Wednesday and Friday.
Uzazi Village Doula Coop
Affordable Doula Care for Our Community
Education for the next generation of Community Based Perinatal 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 mamas most at risk for disrupted/disfunctional labors. Ensuring that those who stand to benefit the most from doula support actually have access to them.
Ensuring access to community-based lactation care and support.
Teaching models that respect adult ways of learning and celebrate informed decision making and autonomy.
Expanding access to options not previously accessed in communities of color.
Raising awareness of perinatal inequities in the African-American community. Expanding access to options not previously accessed in communities of color.