Resources

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Black Maternal Health Female Reproductive Rights Voting BIPOC Professional Resources

Black Maternal Health

In New York City, Black women are 8 times more likely than white women to die from a pregnancy-related cause, and nearly 3 times more likely to experience severe maternal morbidity than white women. That is horrifying statstic and why I made a promise to myself when I was pregnant that I would continue to spread awareness around the Black Maternal Health Crisis in America. We all need to work together to reduce this disparity and make becoming a mother safe for all Black women. Click below to learn more about the Black Maternal Health Crisis in the US.

Female Reproductive Rights

On June 24, 2022 the Supreme Court ruled in the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, which has negative implications for female reproductive rights. More information on the overturning of Roe vs. Wade below along with resources on how to access abortions in America.

Voting

Midterms are approaching and it is imperative that everyone has a voting plan in place. Now more than ever it's important to show up to the polls on November 8 and make sure your voice is heard. Click the resources below to find out more about voting stations near you, registering to vote, early voting etc.

BIPOC Professional Resources

Sharing resources for BIPOC professionals below from career boards to accelorator programs for BIPOC entrepreneurs.

In 2020, 2.6% of the total $87.3 billion in venture capital funding went to Black and Latinx founders (CrunchBase). As a result, many companies have pledged to invest in more BIPOC founders. Here is a list of VC firms and accelrator programs that are funding Black owned businesses.