These are some things I know so far:
Your words of encouragement and love kept us going, despite it all!
A snap from a mentor meeting, when we could gather and didn't know we would wear masks outside of work in the OR!
Getting the hang of Zoom...
We welcomed a few new team members (Alana! Emma M! Hayaat!) and said goodbye to a few dear team members (Shania! Emily! Josie!).
Listen, Read, Learn
The Conscious Kid - Parenting & education through a critical race lens
Village Birth International - Holding meetings for white birth workers learn and take action against racial injustice & white supremacy
The Educated Birth - Educational and inclusive material for birth workers and parents
Humpty Dumpty Books - our favourite local bookstore (WOC owned!), that has a beautiful curation - online and in store.
Follow, Uplift, Support
Vancouver Black Therapy & Advocacy Fund
Re+Birth Equity Alliance
Empowered Birth - Midwife offering free virtual support to all WOC
North Star Health Collective - A radical healthcare collective in Minnesota and beyond
A deeper dive with Emma (owner, birth & postpartum Doula) into social media and our posts.