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Voices for Birth Justice:
An Open Mic Night
of Spoken Word and Storytelling
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Friday, November 15, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Red Bay Coffee
3098 E 10 St, Oakland, CA
(BART accessible)

*Scroll down for more resources on storytelling and movement building
Voices for Birth Justice:
Free Spoken Word Workshop
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Sat, November 2, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

(Brunch served)

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*Space is limited so this workshop is prioritizing advocates of color. It is the precursor event to the open mic night.

News and Updates

Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California
Black Women's Recommendations to Address Structural Racism
Unstable housing during pregnancy ups rehospitalization odds by 170%
Family Integrated Care Reduces Mothers' Stress in the NICU

Upcoming Events

  • Fresno World Prematurity Day
    | Thu, Nov 17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 1550 E Reve Chester Riggins Blvd. Fresno, CA 93706 | 
    Join the festivities as Fresno honors all the families that have had to deal with premature birth and the challenges that are involved with it. They'll have informational booths, food, raffles, music, and fun! It’s all free!

    Learn More

Resources on Storytelling for Social Change

How to use story-based strategy to win campaigns, build movements, and change the world.

Center for Story-Based Change

Framing 101

Berkeley Media Studies Group

Storytelling Strategy: Creating Your Narrative Framework

The Communications Network /

Recent Publications

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