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Care Connection

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde

Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health and rights blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.

Racial Equity 101: Resources to Get Started

Below is a selection of resources for white and non-black people of color to get started on exploring racial inequity in America. All videos are free to access!

June 18, 2020

Black mamas need our support every day of the year

It is impossible to decouple the death rate of this horrible virus for black folks from the systemic racism which results in the dramatic health disparities we witness in our own city. No area is more stark than childbirth, where black mothers in Missouri are three to four times more likely to die giving birth than white mothers.

April 17, 2020

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