Power U Center for Social Change

Power U seeks to organize low-income communities directly impacted by institutional oppression to create an equitable and just society. Third Wave’s grant will support the POWERful Women and Families project, which addresses maternal and child health disparities in communities of color. Childbirth classes are an entry point for young leaders to engage with Power U’s birthing justice campaign, which advocates for policies that are baby-friendly, support breastfeeding infants and mothers, and expand access to the midwifery model of care within the Jackson Health System.

Link: Power U Center for Social Change

Power U Center for Social Change was funded in 2010 and 2011. They are based in the .