April 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related

April 2023

April is Minority Health Month, Public Health Week, and Black Maternal Health Week!



Perspectives & Resources


  • Global Communities is seeking part-time, on call Lactation Educators to join the US Programs team in the San Diego, CA Office. This work focuses on communities and language groups that experience barriers to lactation support. Please share and direct all interested candidates to the Global Communities Careers website here
  • USBC Seeks Data Management Specialist
  • $250 million Yield Giving Open Call from Mackenzie Scott -Mackenzie Scott’s latest initiative, a $250 million Yield Giving Open Call, will award $1 million to 250 community-focused organizations with the greatest need and fewest resources.
  • RFP to Create Your Own Clinical Lactation Training ProgramBreastfeedLA seeks proposals from breastfeeding coalitions, cultural groups, and organizations serving or advocating for breast/chestfeeding dyads passionate about diversifying the lactation workforce. BreastfeedLA will select two organizations to develop a Clinical Lactation Training program to support Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and other underrepresented students in their lactation education.

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