Sat, Sep 26 | Meetings

CNMA Virtual Annual Meeting

Our CNMA Annual Meeting will be held virtually this year and offered for free. Please consider donating to CNMA in lieu of a registration fee to help support our legislative efforts.
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CNMA Virtual Annual Meeting

Time & Location

Sep 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

About The Event

We look forward to celebrating the passage of SB1237, and doing a deep dive into what the Justice and Equity in Maternity Care Act will mean for midwives in California. We will also be offering an educational component, complete with 1 CEU. We look forward to seeing you there!


  • Welcome
  • Introduction of new Board members
  • Thank outgoing Board members
  • Recap SB 1237: !!Celebration and Next Steps!!
  • Policy Goals for Upcoming year
  • National Government Affairs Committee Report
  • Financial Report
  • Foundation Report
  • Education piece, Ana Delgado, MS, CNM: Adopting an Equity Lens for Your Midwifery Practice: Developing Leadership in Racial Justice
  • Announcements

Adopting an Equity Lens for Your Midwifery Practice:

Developing Leadership in Racial Justice

Speaker: Ana Delgado, MS, CNM

CNMA Vice Chair of the Reproductive Justice and Antiracism Committee

Co-Director for Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF OBGYN Division

Discussion Panel Members:

Jyesha Wren, CNM

CNMA Chair of the Reproductive Justice and AntiRacism Committee

CNMA Board of Directors Member

Full-Scope Midwife for Alameda Health System

Co-Founder and Program Coordinator of BElovedBIRTH Black Centering

Co-developer of EmBraceHer Childbirth Education

“Volunteer Clinical Faculty”, UCSF

Shaughanassee Vines, DNP, CNM

CNMA Reproductive Justice and AntiRacism Committee Member

Assistant Professor at Frontier Nursing University

Researcher, UCSD THRIVE Study

Founder of Coceaux HealthTM

Janelle Palacios, PhD, CNM (Salish/Kootenai)

Co-Chair of the Native Research Network

HRSA Co-Chair of the Health Equity Workgroup

Midwife Attending, Kaiser-Oakland


  • List three reasons why every midwifery and/or OB-GYN practice should be paying attention to health equity
  • Describe steps an individual midwife can take to begin a health equity effort within his/her practice.
  • List three common pitfalls an individual midwife can make when beginning a health equity effort in their workplace.
  • Identify three resources for further information for self and organizational study on the topic of health equity
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