Mayor Muriel Bowser to Host the 2022 National Maternal and Infant Health Summit | mayormb – Executive Office of the Mayor

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(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, September 15, at 8 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI) will host the fifth annual National Maternal & Infant Health Summit.
With a focus on the District’s investments in the overall health of women, babies, and families, the summit convenes DC residents, elected officials, health and education experts, media personalities, entertainers, and community-based partners to collaborate and explore strategies to improve perinatal health and address racial disparities in birth outcomes.
This year’s theme centers on three pillars: economic equity, health outcomes, and the culture of parenting.
The summit will include four panels, feature discussions, a special conversation with moms in media, community spaces, breakout sessions, live art from Positive Chalk DC, and movement breaks led by FIT DC powered by Aetna with music by DJ Farrah Flosscett.
When:
Thursday, September 15, at 8 am
The event starts at 8 am with breakfast, registration, and the resource fair. Programming, including the Mayor’s welcome, will begin at 9 am.
Who:
Where:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Ballroom A, B & C
801 Mt Vernon Place, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Mt Vernon Square 7th Street – Convention Center Metro*
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].
The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).
 
Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos

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