• San Francisco To Give Expecting Black Moms $1,000 Stipend

    1 month ago - By Essence

    San Francisco Mayor London Breed is taking an exploratory step toward closing the maternal mortality gap. This week the city's first Black woman leader announced a pilot program that will provide expecting Black and Pacific Islander women a $1,000 income supplement aimed at improving health outcomes. “Providing guaranteed income support to mothers during pregnancy is an innovative and equitable approach that will ease some of the financial stress that all too often keeps women from being able to put their health first,” Breed said in a statement. “The Abundant Birth Project is rooted in...
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