Growing abundant community birth infrastructure for generations to come.

We are creating a world where every community has access to a birth center.

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Community birth centers provide safe, culturally-reverent, midwifery-led maternal health care for all.

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Less than 5% of birth centers in the US are led by people of color.

Racial inequity in funding and investment is a barrier to Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) opening and sustaining community birth centers.

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To birth a just and bright future, we must fund and invest in BIPOC-led community birth centers at scale.

We support BIPOC birth center leaders to access resources to improve birth outcomes and generate community birth center infrastructure that benefits everyone.
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How We Work

Discover the ways we’re creating impact.

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Catalyst

We are an accelerator for BIPOC community birth center leaders to lead advanced resource and investment model development and strategies.
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Capital

We support BIPOC-led community birth centers to access new resources to ensure their collective vitality, sustainability, and growth.
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Community

We strengthen the collective leadership and self-determination of BIPOC community birth center leaders to access resources at scale.

Watch Our Birth Center Stories

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Reclaim Indigenous Birthing: Changing Woman Initiative (New Mexico)
Changing Woman Initiative is a Native & Indigenous led community birthing project in New Mexico. Listen to the story of Executive Director Marinah Farrell and how CWI is reclaiming birth and the wisdom of Indigenous midwifery.
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Birthing World Anew in South LA: KindredSpaceLA
“There should be a midwife or a birthworker on every corner,” says Kimberly Durdin. Durdin and Allegra Hill co-founded @KindredSpace in South Los Angeles, where they are building anew “the world that works for us.
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Birth Center Sankofa Story: A Mother's Choice Midwifery in Colorado Springs
Hear the “Sankofa Story” of BCE member Demetra Seriki bringing Black-led midwifery to her Colorado Springs community through A Mother’s Choice Midwifery
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Culturally Reverent Birthing in South Seattle: Rainier Valley Birth Center
Hear the story of BCE member Tara Lawal and Rainier Valley Birth Center as they gather South Seattle residents to envision and open a safe, cultrually reverent, freestanding community birth center.
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Our Partners and Investors

Donate today to make sure every community has access to birth center care.

To date, we have raised nearly $1 million in funding for BIPOC-led community birth centers’ COVID rapid response, general support, and financial model and infrastrastructure development.