Every child deserves to have a healthy start in life, and every mother should have access to quality healthcare before pregnancy, throughout pregnancy and in childbirth. 

Not only does access to quality maternal healthcare options ensure the good health of a mother – it has far-reaching impacts on children, families and communities.  

The recent SCOTUS ruling puts women’s health in jeopardy, especially black and brown women and those living in poverty. 

This is why at Raising A Reader we are lifting up and emphasizing the critical role of our partners at Black Women’s Health Imperative and our Promise Venture Studio fellowship peers, Birth Detroit and Health Connect One. 

We know that moms—and parents, are at the center of their child’s development, learning and growth. They make sure children are healthy and safe and equip them with the skills and resources to be successful. And, right now, when so many things are outside of a person’s control, Raising A Reader supports parents in being in the driver’s seat by empowering them with the knowledge, resources and training they need to help develop a foundation of success. 

We are committed to working together in radical collaboration to support innovative solutions to urgent issues affecting women and their health.