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News and Events

100th Anniversary of Women’s Voting Rights Press Conference

National Women's Health Week

Maternal Health HerStory, Racial Concordance and Policy Webinar

Advocates are proposing the creation of the Louisiana Office on Women’s Health


Jessica Collins died in March 2020 after extremely high blood pressure led to a seizure and stroke during her sixth month of pregnancy. Her baby, Jayce Lawrence Michael Ruffin, died five days after he was delivered by C-Section. (Photo courtesy of Argarette Weatherspoon-Collins)

Click to read the article written by JC Canicosa featured in Louisiana Illuminator

‘We all deserve to keep our children’: Grieving grandmother calls attention to state’s high infant, maternal mortality rates

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