OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

We have learned alongside our Community Partners as they have faced challenges, overcome barriers, and achieved extraordinary successes. Find out more about each project and the outcomes below.

YEAR

2020

GRANT CATEGORY

Social Innovation

GRANT AMOUNT

$40,000

Black Mamas ATX

Organization:

Black Mamas ATX

Black Mamas ATX

Project Title:

Black Mamas REACH Manor

Project Description:   

Collaborative: Black Mamas ATX, People’s Community Clinic, Austin Regional Clinic, Manor ISD 


Black Mamas ATX’s mission is to ensure that Black women survive and thrive before, during and after childbirth with the goal of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity rates among Black mothers in Central Texas. 


Black Mamas REACH (Racial Equity and Access for Collaborative Healthcare) Manor will bring Black Mamas programming to Manor, which has one of the highest Black populations in Central Texas but currently has no OB/GYN clinics. This program will provide support groups, doula services, midwifery clinic services, and remote/online case management and psychotherapy services for about 40 women, with many services being provided for up to 18 months.

Grant Status:   

Grant in progress.