Healthy Start Newsletter

Broward Wear Blue Day
We Are Stronger Together!
Wear Blue in April in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month!
Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month, a time when child wellness and child welfare organizations across the U.S. elevate the importance of creating systems and programs that put children and families first. 
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Purpose: We will gather to share information related to Black Maternal Health and Black Infant Mortality in 33311 and 33313.

What: Participants will learn about the recent results of our assessment that included focus groups and invested stakeholder interviews.
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Why we’re asking YOU to attend: Engage with other community-invested stakeholders and families who live in the community to identify priority areas of focus and strategic actions for the future.
Better Health Through Better Understanding
Get InvolvedHelp us announce this year’s theme by sharing these messages and graphics.
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Visit Healthy People 2030 to learn about health literacy and how it impacts your health.

Learn more about providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).

This year’s theme focuses on improving health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and AI/AN communities by providing them with culturally and linguistically competent healthcare services, information, and resources. When patients are provided with culturally and linguistically appropriate information, they are empowered to create healthier outcomes for themselves and their communities.
Continue to visit this page through April to learn more about the importance of:Increased health literacy for patientsProviding culturally competent care for diverse populationsImproving access to health care information for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP)
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Black Maternal Health Week 2023
The Black Maternal Health Week (#BMHW23) is an annual week-long public health campaign founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance​ to build awareness, activism, and community-building​ to amplify ​the voices, perspectives and lived experiences of Black Mamas and birthing people. Read More

Get Involved

BMHW23 Social Media Toolkit

BMHW23 Press Release

BMHW23 National Call

Upcoming Events
April 15th, 2023

Broward Aware

April 17th, 2023

3rd Annual Black Maternal Health Workshop

April 28, 2023

AMAZING Diaper Distribution

Volunteers Needed!
If you’re interested in distributing diapers to the families of Broward County please sign up below.
Sign Up HERE
This year BIHPI will host their 15th Annual Shower 2 Empower at The Urban League of Broward County on Friday May 26th, 2022 from 10:00AM-1:30PM. 

This FREE virtual event is for pregnant women, fathers, and support caregivers, with infants up to 12 months, to provide education and promote a healthy start in the life of their baby.

Registration and being a Broward County resident is required to be eligible for raffles.

More registration information to come.

Sponsored By: Florida Healthy Kids, Community Care Plan, Memorial Healthcare System, Banyan Health Systems, Simply Healthcare, Children’s Services Council of Broward County, Humana, and Sunshine Health.

Want to sponsor BHSC community events?

Contact Alima Harley at
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Fatherhood Support Specialist Intake CoordinatorPeer NavigatorCommunity Referrals Coordinator Intake Assistant