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The Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice is dedicated to improving the health of Black birthing persons, reducing maternal health disparities, and protecting the Black birthing experience by advocating for quality, equitable, and respectful care in childbirth. 

With your help, we can

  • Foster academic and community-engaged research in support of eliminating inequities.
  • Influence and inform policymakers to support maternal and child health laws with the goal of closing the gap on Black maternal and infant health disparities.
  • Serve as a workforce development institute for students and public health professionals, facilitating education and training with the goal of centering diversity, equity, and inclusion for developing health practitioners as well as those currently practicing in the field.
  • Engage with community partners and stakeholders to support healthy mothers and healthy babies, locally and nationwide.
  • Advocate for Black birthing people in the spaces where their voices are unheard or often not permitted. To tell their stories while creating momentum for changes system-wide.

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Ways to Give

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One-Time Donation

Make a single, impactful contribution today to support our immediate needs.

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Monthly Giving

Join our community of monthly donors, providing stable support for ongoing projects and initiatives.

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In Honor/Memory Of

Dedicate your donation to a loved one, celebrating their legacy or marking a special occasion.

Donate By Mail or Online

Please make your check out to “Trustees of Tufts College” with “Center for Black Maternal Health” in the memo line, and mail to: 
Tufts University School of Medicine 
P.O. Box 3306 
Boston, MA 02241-3306

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Questions

For more information about other ways to give, including gifts of stock, gifts from your IRA, endowed gifts, or planned gifts, visit the medicine giving page. Or contact the Tufts University Office of Development via phone at 617-636-6770 or email medicine-giving@tufts.edu.

Nurture Kit Initiatives

The Nurture Kit Initiative provides valuable postpartum resources and supplies to low-income expectant birthers and their families. The kits come stocked with items like a breast pump, diaper bag, feeding and diapering supplies, and more. 

  • Nearly one in two (47%) of U.S. families have trouble affording enough diapers to keep their children clean, dry, and healthy. 
  • In the U.S., the price of baby food and formula jumped to an all-time high in April 2023 and is up 8.8% from 2022. 
  • In 2021, raising a child from birth to age 18 had an average annual cost of $21,681— up almost 20% from 2016. 

Pregnant but not equal; supporting Nurture Kits helps to provide these essential childcare items to families in need.

Your generosity fuels our efforts, and together, we can create positive change.

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Your generosity fuels our efforts, and together, we can create positive change.

Donate Now