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Maternal Health: Unconference Registration

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 4:19 PM

Registration Information

Community Unconference - Uzazi: Let's Talk About Black Maternal Health, April 20, 2023, 9 am - 5 pm.  Harriman Hall

The conference registration has been moved to the Harriman Hall Ballroom.

Aslo, please park in the Clark Lot, not the Diefendorf Lot. See the map below.

Registration Link:

The University at Buffalo Libraries and the Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center invite you to our community unconference. This conference will give you the opportunity to learn about maternal health challenges and opportunities from the perspective of community members, doulas, academics, and community-based organizations. Please join us in making a difference in the health of black and brown moms.

Please consider bringing a can of baby or infant formula to donate to the Durhams's Maternal Stress Free Zone's formula bank. All brands and types welcome, thank you!


Contact:  Ophelia Morey,, 716-829-5748


Brief Agenda (see below for detailed agenda)

8:15 am - Registration Opens  at Abbott Library, UB South Campus (see campus map and parking instructions below)

9:00 am - 9:55 am: Welcome and Opening Keynote - Black Maternal Health: 1948 - 2023 (Rev. Diann Holt, Executive Director, Durham's Maternal Stress-Free Zone)

10:00 am - 12:10 pm: Sessions (mini workshop:community-based support, trauma informed care, breastfeeding)

12:10 pm - 1:10 pm Lunch

1:10 pm - 4:30 pm: Sessions (prenatal depression, dental care, community coalitions)

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Evaluation