With support from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, Nurture guides #RVAbreastfeeds, a coalition of community partners that seek to reduce childhood obesity through policy, infrastructure, and environmental changes that promote a breastfeeding friendly community, with an emphasis on support for low income African American and Hispanic populations.
#RVAbreastfeeds 2018 – 2020 grant partners include:
- VCU Health
- Richmond City Health District
- cBe Consulting
- Richmond City WIC
- Richmond Resource Mothers
- The Virginia Family and Fatherhood Initiative
- CW Richmond Television
- and several community partners who are breastfeeding parents or supportive grandparents.
Visit the #RVAbreastfeeds website to learn more about coalition activities and initiatives.
If you, your organization, or company would like to collaborate on promoting a breastfeeding-supportive environment in Richmond, Virginia, please contact Leslie Lytle at Leslie.Lytle@nurtureRVA.org