BreastPowered 

2018 Menu of Events*

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8/6/18  BreastPowered Campaign Kick Off in honor of World Breastfeeding Week
            4pm - 7pm @ Northeastern Crossing 
            1175 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120

A public gathering to launch BreastPowered’s efforts to promote breastfeeding and lactation education among families of color, provide skilled breastfeeding care, and offer advice on infant nutrition & maternal health. The weekly Baby Cafe at Codman Square Health Center will be joining us for breastfeeding support. RSVP on our Facebook Event!

8/11/18  Photo Event & Breastfeeding Celebration
              9:30am - 12pm @ Boston Public Garden
              4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02116 (corner of Arlington & Beacon St.)

Help us celebrate the experience of breastfeeding with peers, advocates, and group support! You and your family are invited to attend a gathering of 100+ breastfeeding mothers of color to participate in a unique group photo designed to normalize breastfeeding and promote lactation education among mothers of color. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council.

8/25/18  Mothering Skills Share in honor of Black Breastfeeding Week
              11am - 2pm @ Codman Square Farmer's Market
              On the corner of Washington Street and Talbot Avenue

Join the scholars and moms of the Baby Cafes of Boston as we share and learn how we best mother one another and our children!  Are you already one of our moms? Click here to volunteer and invite friends on Facebook!

8/27/18  Mattapan Hugs and Play Group
              10:30am - 12:30pm @ Mattapan Public Library
              1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126

Join the Mattapan Hugs and Play Group and learn more about opportunities to volunteer with the Boston Breastfeeding Coalition and Vital Village’s breastfeeding support groups.

8/27/18  BMC Baby Cafe at Codman Square Health Center
              5pm - 7pm @ Codman Square Health Center
              637 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124

Join the Baby Cafe at Codman Square and learn more about opportunities to volunteer with the Boston Breastfeeding Coalition and Vital Village’s breastfeeding support groups. 

8/28/18  Boston Medical Center Baby Cafe
              9am - 12pm @ BMC, Yawkey 6 
              850 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118

Join the BMC Baby Cafe group and learn more about opportunities to volunteer with the Boston Breastfeeding Coalition and Vital Village’s breastfeeding support groups.

8/30/18  IBCLC Facebook Chat
              7pm - 8pm on our Facebook Page

Speak with women of color who have achieved, or are on path to achieve, IBCLC certification (the highest level of certification in breastfeeding care) about their journeys, career path, and personal goals.

8/31/18  BreastPowered Mothers of Color Photo Unveiling
              7pm - 9pm @ The Great Hall in Codman Square Health Center
              637 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124

Come see the results of the 8/11 Breastfeeding Photo Shoot and hear some of the women tell their stories of struggle and success in achieving their breastfeeding goals. 

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