Female Fury & A New Feminist Agenda
From the “mommy wars” to the Kavanaugh hearings, modern womanhood is steeped in anger of some sort. Yet we have not examined this phenomenon through the lens of infant feeding, maternal health and creating connections to a new feminist agenda. How do we better understand the complexities of anger in birth, breastfeeding and motherhood to better serve all women and to create a more inclusive movement? Join me for this powerful presentation and Q&A.
Getting It Right: Ethics & Engaging African American Communities for Breastfeeding Support
Engaging African American communities is critical for improving breastfeeding support efforts and outcomes. But how it is done matters! Incorrect, inappropriate or unethical engagement can reverse recent progress to reverse racial disparities and lead to irreversible harm. Increasingly as researchers, organizations and programs seek to address racial disparities in breastfeeding rates and apply an equity lens to community outreach, there needs to be a deeper understanding of what ethical community engagement requires given this framework.
The “Powered by Community” Online Series- Watch & Learn Here!
For nearly a decade, my work has revolved around a simple, yet game-changing mantra, “Whatever the question, the answer is in the community.” After years of focusing solely on science and so-called evidence-based research, its time to transform our relationship with the community. Instead of viewing the community as a place to fix and change, we need to view the community as a powerful partner where we can learn ideas and solutions for improving breastfeeding outcomes in general and reduce racial disparities. But how? Watch this online series as internationally recognized maternal and infant health advocate Kimberly Seals Allers delivers two powerful presentations, including a talk-show style discussion with Simran Noor, a leading equity strategist and former senior fellow of The Center for Social Inclusion/Race Forward. Learn lessons from Kimberly’s seven years of working on the ground to create more “first food friendly” environments in vulnerable communities and the urgent need for using a collective impact approach that moves beyond affecting one mother at a time. Each video purchase includes access to a FREE 30 minute presentation on Ending the Big Letdown, based on Kimberly’s top-selling book. along with a rousing call to action conclusion video message from Kimberly to get you motivated in your work! Pay per view starts at $10!
Price: $40 (All Presentations)
Winning the Story War
The Shift Series are dynamic, online, live broadcast experiences led by Kimberly Seals Allers and some of the brightest minds in public health, infant feeding and the culture of motherhood. The debut presentation, Winning the Story War in Breastfeeding: Changing How We Communicate, is now available for viewing now for $25.00. Learn how we can shift a woman’s experience of breastfeeding by changing how we communicate about breastfeeding. Kimberly delivers four key strategies for success and reviews some of the mis-steps of previous messaging efforts.
Critical Conversations in Breastfeeding
The REINVENTION of breastfeeding won’t occur without a fundamental shift in how we communicate – with mothers and fathers, with the media, with each other. In this shift the conversation is not about the relationship, the conversation IS the relationship. So how we conceive, engage and manage it matters. In the debut webinar in this series, Kimberly Seals Allers brings her decades of strategic communication and media knowledge, her years of on-the-ground experience with mothers and fathers and her passion for breastfeeding together to create the framework for a powerful way forward.
FREE VIDEO: More Than A Day: Revaluing Mothering & Women’s Unpaid Work
We need a new social construct, one where mothering and caregiving are properly conceptualized as real work. Watch and learn why it matters and how we can make it happen!