Many of us were moved by the Mission Moment shared by USBC Board Member Amy Smolinski at our recent Membership Meeting, which took place on Thursday, June 11. Listen to the recording or read the transcript below.
Equity and oppression cannot exist in tandem, and centering racial equity is a core tenet of the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee’s (USBC) work as we seek to create a landscape of breastfeeding support across the U.S. Our nation's long legacy of systemic racism and state-sanctioned oppression have perpe
The USBC believes that equity work with meaning and impact begins with a personal learning journey. As part of our efforts to create a landscape of breastfeeding support, the USBC will be hosting virtual identity caucuses to allow individuals of the same identity to be in community with one another.
The USBC has published the second edition of "Voices from the Field: COVID-19 & Infant Feeding." The COVID-19 pandemic has created seismic shifts in the infant and young child feeding landscape with dangerous compromises to the initiation and establishment of breastfeeding. The U.S. Breastfeeding Co
The USBC has launched an organizational sign-on letter urging members of Congress to support supplemental funding for infant and young child feeding in emergencies. The joint letter urges Congress to include $10 million for infant and young child feeding in the fourth Congressional COVID-19 response