This year, SPARK participated in the Strong Families Mama’s Day campaign by penning and contributing to a number of powerful articles and blogs on the experiences of Black women on issues from breastfeeding to healthcare access. Check out the following writings from SPARK staff and youth leaders for #MamasDay 2014!
SPARK Organizer Bianca Campbell talks Black Women, breastfeeding, and our maternity policy needs for The Root. http://bit.ly/RDc8Y2
On Ebony.com, SPARK Youth Leader Quita Tinsley reiterates the importance of the Strong Families #MamasDay campaign and her work with SPARK for Medicaid expansion and affordable health care in Georgia. http://bit.ly/1shHYVi
SPARK intern Leandra Lacy calls on us to “Give Affordable Healthcare This Mother’s Day” on the Strong Families Blog and shares what Medicaid expansion would mean for Black women. http://bit.ly/1fC0nMb
SPARK intern Alissa Robbins details our partnership with the Atlanta Chapter of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and our fight to expand Medicaid eligibility in Georgia and forever alter the healthcare destinies of the estimated 838,000 low-income uninsured women in our State. http://bit.ly/1gEPcO2