August is National Breastfeeding Month, and August 25-31 is Black Breastfeeding Week. In this report, we outline the barriers to breastfeeding that communities of color face, as well as recommend policies and practices to address racial inequity in First Food.
From our pioneering welfare reform work to our
forthcoming green jobs policy bank, Race Forward draws from our extensive
nationwide network of community organizers and activists to examine and
promote Model Policies. We advocate for state and local
policies that address existing racial disparities and that promote
racial equity and justice. Know any that we should be keeping our eyes