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Mission Aligned Meetings

The MHN's backbone team, Diversity Uplifts, coordinates, attends, and participates in virtual and in-person meetings each month on behalf of the Network, to spread awareness of the MHN and support local maternal health efforts and activities

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Meetings Hosted by the MHN

As we continue our collective efforts to enhance maternal health, we invite you to join our upcoming subcommittee meetings. Your active involvement will contribute significantly to the success of our initiatives, and your perspectives are essential to shaping the future of our network. 

Criminal Justice Core Team Meeting

Meetings occur the 4th Monday of each month

The MHN provides support for the Criminal Justice Core Team to ensure that pregnant individuals who are incarcerated are connected to the care and resources they need, both during their incarceration and after their release. These meetings occur every 4th Monday of the month, from 10 to 11am.

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Data Subcommittee

Meetings occur the 3rd Tuesday of each month

This committee convenes every third Tuesday of the month to collaborate and contribute to the MHN strategy aimed at implementing a data collection initiative applicable across the Maternal Health Network.  In 2023, the Data Subcommittee worked together to revise and publish the Data Snapshot and update the third iteration of the MHN’s Consumer Survey. If you are interested in joining the data conversations, please email khines@diversityuplifts.org to be sent an invite. 

Meetings Hosted by Partner Organizations

FAITHS Throughcare Coalition
Meetings occur the 2nd Thursday of each month

Join the FAITHS Throughcare Coalition to get directly connected with the justice-involved population inside the San Bernardino County jail system and at the FAITHS Throughcare community site.  Share resources and stay informed on some of the operations within the Community Service and Reentry Division.  For more information or to request an invitation to participate, reach out to faiths@csusb.edu.

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Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition's Black Breastfeeding Taskforce
Meetings occur the 4th Friday of each month

Open to all Black birth and health care workers.  A space to network with other Black professionals in the lactation field and those interested in supporting families with their infant feeding choices.  The gatherings provide opportunities to share resources, case studies, and ideas on advancing the lactation field for Black professionals.  Register HERE or email BlackTaskforce@iebreastfeeding.org for more information.

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Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition's Virtual Hospital Collaborative
Meetings occur quarterly

Join Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition for their quarterly Hospital Collaborative; bringing together lactation and healthcare professionals from within local hospitals to resource and knowledge share.  Visit iebreastfeeding.org for more information and to register to join the collaborative.

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Inland Empire Father Involvement Coalition (IEFIC) Virtual Engagement Lounge
Meetings occur the 2nd Wednesday of each month

The Inland Empire Father Involvement Coalition represents a collaborative effort between community, county and faith-based organizations, systemically addressing these issues and barriers.  It takes a collective impact approach to reduce father absenteeism and to improve the image of fatherhood in our communities. Please contact the IEFIC Coordinator at (909) 383-9677 for more information or to join.

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Inland Empire Maternal Mental Health Collaborative 
Meetings occur every other month

The IE Maternal Mental Health Collaborative is committed to raising awareness and increasing access for women and their families in need of mental health services during and after pregnancy. Please email Xeneida Brown at Xeneida.Brown@hss.sbcounty.gov to learn more and join.

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Inland Empire School Health Coalition
Meetings occur bi-monthly

The Inland Empire School-Based Health Centers Coalition meeting brings together school-based health partners across Riverside and San Bernardino Counties to expand and support the SBHC movement, and to facilitate greater engagement, investment, and proliferation of school health services, all of which equate to greater access for youth. Learn more and register for upcoming events HERE.

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Riverside County Black Infant Health/Perinatal Equity Initiative (PEI) Community Advisory Board
Meetings occur quarterly

The Riverside County BIH/PEI programs currently conduct quarterly Community Advisory Board (CAB) meetings with community partners with a vested interest in seeing better perinatal outcomes for Black women/birthing families in Riverside county. They welcome parents, community members, CBO’s, perinatal providers, birthworkers, students and anyone interested. For more information on how to become involved in, please contact Curley Palmer at (951) 840-8024 or CuPalmer@ruhealth.org

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San Bernardino County Breastfeeding Collective
Meetings occur every other month

A collaborative meeting of community partners with the goal of promoting and supporting breastfeeding in our community. Join us to share ideas, experiences, and breastfeeding resources. The Collective meets every other month, for 1.5 hours. Please email Cecilia Maldonado at cecilia.maldonado@dph.sbcounty.gov so you may be added to the distribution list.

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San Bernardino County Cultural Competency Advisory Committee
Meetings occur the 3rd Thursday of each month

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health's Cultural Competency Advisory Committee is made up of community based providers, organizations, partner agencies, clients, family members, faith based organizations/individuals, and representatives from various DBH departments and County departments, who advise 14 Cultural Competency Officers on the needs of the populations they represent in the community. For more information, call (909) 252-5150 or email cultural_competency@dbh.sbcounty.gov.

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San Bernardino County Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH), Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Case Review Team (CRT)
Meetings occur bi-weekly

The Case Review Team is comprised of a broad range of professional organizations and public and private agencies together to examine confidential, de-identified cases of infant deaths. Meets biweekly. Participation as a team member will help to better understand how a wide array of local social, economic, public health, educational, environmental and safety issues relate to the tragedy of fetal and infant loss. To join, please email email your contact information to askMCAH@sbcounty.gov, with the subject line, "Add me to the CRT"

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The Smile SBC Advisory Committee
Meetings occur quarterly

A diverse and open group of stakeholders with a commitment to supporting oral health improvement efforts across all sectors in San Bernardino County. The committee meets quarterly and workgroups meet more frequently to provide input and guidance on specific activities.  All are invited to attend the Smile SBC Advisory Committee to stay updated on current activities and provide different perspectives and ideas for how best to make a difference in the oral health of our community.  For more information about the Smile SBC Advisory Committee, email us at info@smilesbc.org.

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