Upcoming Events...



Dr. Sayida Peprah, Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sayida Peprah, Conference Presenter


Past Events …



WEBINAR on "How to Communicate with your Parents" for D.O.P.E. (Determined to Obtain Pure Excellence) Youth Development Program

February 12, 2018


DISCOVER YOUR CAREER PASSION 
Career Symposium

Interested in finding a career you are passionate about? Need to plan for your future and set some career goals? Want to stand out in a competitive job market? Hope to learn how to negotiate your salary? This event will provide an opportunity to connect with professionals from various fields who can help you set yourself up for career success, and thrive if you have already found your niche.Open to all. Light refreshments provided. - Learn how to discover your career passion from current leaders in the community - Hear about standing out in today's job market from our panel speakers - Network and learn from professionals who will provide an indepth look at how to start and build a successful career. - Find out how to negotiate your salary to optimize your earning potential

Guest Panelist: Dr. Sayida Peprah
When Saturday, February 10 8:30 AM - 1:45 PM 

Where Gardena Learning Center 
1515 W. 190th Street, Suite 200 Gardena, CA 90248 



FREE WEBINAR SERIES

Join us as we continue to deepen our conversations about diversity, disparities and determinants in perinatal mental health.

February 8, 2018 

TRANSGENERATIONAL TRAUMA AND RESILIENCE AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN MOTHERS Sayida Peprah, PsyD, DONA




Birthworkers of Color training through the 

Facilitators: Kimberly Durdin, IBCLC, Student Midwife 
Allegra Hill, LM, CPM, IBCLC
Khefri Riley, Birthworker
Dr Sayida Peprah, PsyD, CD(DONA)
Panqueztini Ticiti, Birthworker

January 27, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

December 5th & 14th, 2017

1pm-4pm

Inservice training on Historical Trauma for approximately 500 staff who provide direct service, support service and supervision of the 

Home Visitation Programs for LA Best Babies Network.  This program reaches approximately 20,000 pregnant and postpartum women annually in Southern California.

The Midwives Alliance of North America Annual Conference

(Dr. Sayida Peprah- 60 Minute Break Out Session)

Topic: Presentation on the newly published research by Black Women Birthing Justice "Battling Over Birth: Black Women & The Maternal Health Care Crisis in California"

Black Women Birthing Justice launch of...

Thursday October 26, 2017

6.30-8.30pm

Mills College Student Union

5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613


Over 100 black women told us their birth stories.  Join our campaign to transform maternal health care in California and beyond!


2017 BIRTHING JUSTICE

FORUM 

Maternal Child Health Champion Awards Ceremony

Featuring the documentary "NO MAS BEBES/NO MORE BABIES"

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

8:30 am to 6:00 pm


California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles, CA

Following the film, a discussion about birthing justice with perinatal and legal experts. Virginia Espino, Filmmaker; Ena Valladares, MPH, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice; Sayida Peprah, Psy.D., CD, Black Women Birthing Justice; Sabia Wade, CD, Certified Doula; Cordelia Hanna-Cheruiyot, MPH, CHES, ICCE, CLE, CBA, Panel Moderator; Chemin Perez, LM, CPM, Founder, Nueva Vida Parteria & Arcadia Birth Center.





"Diversity, Determinants & Disparities in Perinatal 

Mental Health Conference"

Los Angeles, CA

June 19 & 20 2017

Topic: Transgenerational Trauma, 

Implications for African American Maternal Health

Esperanza Community Housing Corporation & AWMNH

Community Health Promoters (Promotoras) Training Program

Los Angeles, CA

Topic: Perinatal Mood Disorders (May 3, 2017)

Topic: Cultural Sensitivity for Working with Pregnant, Birthing and Breastfeeding Mothers (June 7, 2017)


Long Beach Black Infant Health Program (BIH)
May 5, 2017
Workshop Topic: Transgenerational Trauma & Resilience Among                Black Women in America

2017 Los Angeles Women in Leadership Symposium

March 9th, 8:30am -11:30am

Nestlé USA

The focus of this annual event is to bring together a diverse mix of successful women leaders who, through the discussion of topics relevant to today’s issues will educate, inspire and encourage women to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to advance within their organizations. 

Dr. Sayida Peprah's Panel Topic: The Difference “Difference” Makes – Double Minority Leadership



2017 Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative Symposium

LIFE IN THE WOMB AND ITS LASTING IMPACT

File Screening and Panel Discussion
A Film Screening and Panel Discussion for Perinatal Professionals and Parents &  A Fundraiser for The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health
Date and Time: Saturday, February 18, 2017, 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm| Location: Pasadena Armory Center  for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.


California Black Infant Health Program (BIH) Annual Meeting

November 15, 2016

Workshop Topic: Transgenerational Trauma & Maternal Impacts

CALL TO ACTION II From Science to Action: Reducing the Impact of Childhood Trauma on Lifelong Health through a Collective Impact Approach 

Workshop Topic: Transgenerational Trauma

Friday, June 3, 2016 8:00 am to 4:30 pm 

Huntington Hospital Braun Auditorium

Esperanza Community Housing Corporation & AWMNH

Community Health Promoters (Promotoras) Training Program

Los Angeles, CA

Topic: Perinatal Mood Disorders (5/6/2016)

Topic: Cultural Sensitivity for Working with Pregnant, Birthing and Breastfeeding Mothers (4/8/2016)

2015 MFCI Symposium

Protecting The MotherBaby-Dyad: Innovation in Maternity Care

California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

Workshop: Croos-Cultural Approaches to Mother-Baby Support

October 14, 2015 8:00AM

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Board of Directors Member/Cultural Competency Trainer

Past Workshops: Enhancing Cross-Cultural Awareness & Communication Skills among Doula and Breastfeeding Support Trainees.

Oct 2011, July 2012, Oct 2012, Oct 2013, Oct 2014, April 2015

The National Week of the Young Child

Harlem State Office Building

Panel Topic: Cultural Factors in Parenting

April 14, 2015 

The 65th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference titled

'2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda

August 27, 2014

United Nations New York Headquarters

Panel Topic: Mental Health An Invisible Disability 

Harlem Book Fair
Saturday July 12, 2014
Countee Cullen Library 104 W 136 St. NY, NY 
Panel Topic: Mental Health Concerns in the First 2000 Days


Mocca Moms, Inc., New York, NY

May 2014

Topic: Parenting Toddlers, Potty Training & The Family Bed

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Mocca Moms, Inc., New York, NY

November 2013

Topic: Parenting and Discipline Strategies with Toddlers 


2nd Annual State Black Male/Female Relationships Conference- February 2013
Topic: Creating a Lasting Marriage… Communication, Trust, Commitment
1st Annual State Black Male/Female Relationships Conference- January 2012
Topic: Parenting in the Black Community  


Presentation of Clinical Considerations for Mental Health Professionals Working with Women who have Undergone Female Genital Cutting at ABPsi 2012 Convention 


16th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
September 11-14, 2011
Topic: Poster Presentation of Clinical Considerations for Mental Health Professionals Working with Women who have Undergone Female Genital Cutting

University of California San Francisco

Global Health, M.S. Lecture Series

June 7, 2011

Topic: Presentation of Physical and Mental Consequences of Female Genital Circumcision



International Center for Traditional Childbirth 7th Annual Conference October 10, 2010

Topic: Presentation/Workshop on Clinical Considerations for Birth Professionals Working with Women who have Undergone Female Genital Cutting.

California Psychology Association of Graduate Students at  

2011 California Psychology Association Convention

April 7-10, 2011

Topic: Poster Presentation of Clinical Considerations for Mental Health Professionals Working with Women who have Undergone Female Genital Cutting 

California Association of Midwives Annual Conference 2011

'Putting the Community Back in the Midwife:

Reframing Contradictions in the Birth World'

May 20 – 22, 2011

Topic: Presentation/Workshop on Clinical Considerations for Birth Professionals Working with Women who have Undergone Female Genital Cutting

 

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