Convening #14 Cash As Care: Healthy Moms. Healthy Families. Healthy Communities.


Objectives & Outcomes

  • Learn about cash as a public health intervention and how healthy moms are necessary to create and support healthy families and healthy communities
  • Hear from moms who are guaranteed income recipients about the impact it has on their lives, health, and well being
  • Hear from community members who design guaranteed income programs for their communities on their priorities and community 



1:00 Welcome 

Dr. Aisha Nyandoro, Springboard To Opportunities

1:05 Cash as a Health Intervention

Dr. Zea Malawa, Expecting Justice

Dr. Aisha Nyandoro, Springboard To Opportunities

1:40 Guaranteed Income for Healthy Moms, Healthy Families, and Healthy Communities

Facilitated by Melissa Harris Perry


Tamika Calhoun, Magnolia Mother’s Trust recipient

Daniela DeJesus Gutierrez, Bridge Project recipient

Patanjali de la Rocha, Hummingbird Indigenous Family Services

Michelle Lockhart, Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force 

2:20 From the Ashes film trailer

Theresa Fortune, Founder of Communion with the Community and Filmmaker of From the Ashes

Nicole Morris, Doula Support Services, Alameda Public Health

2:25 Closing Remarks

Representative Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ-12), Co-Chair The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls 

2:30 Aisha Nyandoro, Springboard To Opportunities