Congress has adjourned for a two-week state work period for the Easter and Passover holidays. The Senate will return on Monday, April 25, with the House returning a day later on Tuesday, April 26. 

Congratulations Justice Brown Jackson!! On April 7, 2022, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate to be the next Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, and the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice. We mark and celebrate this historic moment in U.S. history. A review of Justice Brown’s disability and civil rights record can be found HERE.

Black Maternal Health Week April 11-17, 2022
Follow this link from the Black Mamas Matter Alliance to learn about events, social media, and advocacy opportunities.

Read this blog post by the National Health Law Program about Fostering Maternal Health Equity through Budget Reconciliation. The post lays out 3 critical ways that Congress can construct and advance a new budget reconciliation package that includes Medicaid eligibility, payment, and service delivery reforms as well as holistic public health solutions for Black moms and birthing people.

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With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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