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Sun, Apr 14


BWOCC Office

Black Maternal Health Week

For Black maternal health week join us and be in community for a gathering & dialogue with @mamalunathedoula, @tangieambrose, and @woctherapy at @birthworkersofcolor space in Long Beach, CA on maternal loss, healing, & support.

Black Maternal Health Week
Black Maternal Health Week

Time & Location

Apr 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

BWOCC Office, 1635 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90813, USA

About the event

For Black maternal health week join us and be in community for a gathering & dialogue with @mamalunathedoula, @tangieambrose, and @woctherapy at @birthworkersofcolor space in Long Beach, CA on maternal loss, healing, & support.  The event will kick off with a grounding session led by our wonderful collective member @mamalunathedoula, followed by a discussion with author @tangieambrose about her latest book, and a conversation with the amazing individuals at @woctherapy on navigating and supporting maternal grief.  Prepare for enriching conversations, moderated by our board medical advisory @nursechatterjee . These are tough but such important conversations to be had and we hope to be in engaging dialogue with all of you 💜  Sunday, April 14th at 1pm At our Long Beach, CA space. Rsvp to attend, spots limited.  Link in bio to purchase tickets & receive your copy of @tangieambrose book! See you all there!

Panelist Bios

Panelist Bios

Tangie Ambrose

Tangie Ambrose is an Actress, the Author of “A Branch With No Leaves,  Teacher at The H.E.A.R.T Arts in North Hollywood, CA, creator, and host of the Heaven Hi Podcast, Mother, Friend and bright light within her community.  You can experience her energy, wisdom, love and light with every interaction.

Cassandra Carter-Williams

Black Marriage and Family Therapist | Advocate for Women of Color in Life Transitions | Loss Mom Championing Awareness on Child and Pregnancy Loss

Cassandra is a dedicated Black Marriage and Family therapist specializing in providing support to women of color navigating life transitions. With a profound understanding of the unique challenges faced by women of color, Cassandra offers compassionate and culturally sensitive therapy to empower her clients through various life stages.

Drawing from her professional expertise and personal experience as a loss mom, Cassandra is deeply committed to raising awareness about child and pregnancy loss within the Black community. Through her advocacy efforts, she seeks to dismantle stigma, foster healing, and create spaces for open dialogue and support.

With a blend of clinical expertise and lived experience, Cassandra brings a multifaceted perspective to her work. Her dedication to promoting mental health and wellness among women of color, coupled with her passion for advocating for those affected by loss, makes her a valuable voice in discussions surrounding resilience, empowerment, and healing within diverse communities.  (818)253-4644 for more information and consultations

Celeste Bass

Celeste is a Queer Afro Indigenous member of the Birth Workers of Color Collective. She is a multifaceted individual with a deep passion for nurturing and empowering others. At the core of her identity, she proudly embraces the roles of a mother, birth worker, and yoga teacher. These profound experiences have not only shaped Celeste personal journey but have also inspired her mission to support and guide individuals through transformative life moments.

As a certified Kundalini Reiki Practitioner, Celeste channels the universal life force energy to facilitate healing on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Her connection to the ancient wisdom of Shamanic practices further enhances Celestes' ability to guide individuals through their unique paths of self-discovery and healing.

At the heart of her approach is the belief that community is a powerful force for growth and well-being. Celeste integrates this philosophy into her work, fostering a sense of unity and support among those she serves. Whether guiding expectant parents through the journey of childbirth or leading prenatal yoga sessions, creating spaces where individuals can connect, heal, and flourish together.

Additionally, her commitment to community is reflected in her role as a Certified Lactation Education Specialist (CLES), where advocating for and providing essential education on breast/chestfeeding and maternal health. Through this advocacy, aiming to contribute to the well-being of both parents and their infants is her goal.

In every aspect of Celeste work, she is dedicated to creating a harmonious balance between ancient wisdom and modern understanding. Inviting you to join her on this holistic journey towards self-discovery, healing, and the creation of a supportive community that nourishes the mind, body, and soul.


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