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CDC-USBC Bi-Monthly Coalitions Webinars

The CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and the United States Breastfeeding Committee co-host this series of Bi-Monthly State Breastfeeding Coalitions Webinars, held every two months (in even numbered months) on the second Tuesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. ET. They bring together state/territorial/tribal breastfeeding coalitions to share best practices and news and to network and collaborate on issues of national significance.

Access Info

Access to these webinars is open to all interested breastfeeding coalition members. Topic/speaker details are posted 1-2 weeks before each session on this page and in the Coalitions Learning Connection. The recordings and presentation materials from all past sessions are archived below.

Register for the webinar series

NOTE: To streamline access, these webinars are set up in GotoWebinar as a series. You only need to register for the series once, and you will then receive auto-reminders of each session with the topic/speaker details. Even though you may not be able to attend every webinar session live, the series registration will still send you auto-reminders so that you have easy updates on the topic and links to the live webinar and archives.

Next Webinar

Announcing the 64th Bi-Monthly State Breastfeeding Coalitions Webinar...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
followed by post-webinar discussion • 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

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Previous Webinar

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
followed by post-webinar discussion • 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

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DC Breastfeeding Coalition: Defining Cultural Competency

Presented by: 
Mudiwah Kadeshe, MSN, RN, CCE, IBCLC
Vice President and Director of Programs/Grant Management. D.C Breastfeeding Coalition 

Defining Cultural Competency within the context of Coalitions, Mudiwah Kadeshe, MSN, RN, CCE, IBCLC will share the journey of the DC Breastfeeding Coalition. Mudiwah is one of the founding members of the District of Columbia Breastfeeding Coalition, since 2004, she now serves as the Vice President and Director of Programs/Grant Management. Her webinar presentation will explore the visible and non-visible aspects of culture, how cultural factors influence breastfeeding in the African-American community, and how to expand and sustain the reach of your Coalition. Serving a community of predominantly low-income families of color, with a lack of breastfeeding knowledge and limited support, the DC Breastfeeding Coalition is known for its ability to leverage funds to advance community breastfeeding goals.

Webinar Archives

To search the archives by keyword, speaker name, and more, visit the file library in the Coalitions Learning Connection, OR view the public archives to download slides and handouts and access recording links in chronological order.