Senator Erika Geiss Introduces Black Maternal Health Week Resolution
April 13, 2023
LANSING - . (April 11, 2023) - Today, Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) introduced Senate Resolution 28 to commemorate April 11-17, 2023, as Black Maternal Health Week in Michigan. This week, now in its sixth annual year, was founded by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA). This year's theme is "Our Bodies Belong to Us: Restoring Black Autonomy and Joy!" and is dedicated to awareness, activism, and amplifying the voices of Black mothers to express the concerns and necessary improvements regarding Black maternal health.
"The inequities between Black mothers and other mothers have intensified,"...