WHO WE ARE
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Kennedy Bridges is the Birth Equity Program Associate on the Technical Assistance and Business Development team for the National Birth Equity Collaborative (NBEC). She supports the technical assistance project portfolio as a project manager and coordination of proposal development for new funding opportunities. She is a trained birth and postpartum doula and a Reproductive Justice advocate. Her extensive community work includes lactation support, violence prevention, harm reduction, peer education, and counseling. Previously, Kennedy was a Business Development and Research analyst in the US Health Practice of Palladium International leading efforts to reduce maternal and infant health Inequities. She is a North Carolina native; a true Tar Heel who loves to cook, play video games with her partner, and support growing families.