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Cash as Care: Healthy Moms. Healthy Families. Healthy Communities.
Celebrating mothers everywhere and making the public health case for a guaranteed income.

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Dr. Uché Blackstock
Dr. Uché Blackstock is a physician and thought leader on bias and racism in health care. Dr. Blackstock founded Advancing Health Equity in 2019 with the goal of partnering with healthcare organizations to dismantle racism in healthcare and to close the gap in racial health inequities. Dr. Blackstock is a former Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine, a prolific writer with numerous OpEds, a medical contributor to MSNBC, and soon to be published memoir author as her generational memoir, Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine, will be published in 2023. Dr. Blackstock received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University.
Professor Melissa Harris-Perry
Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, the Department of Women and Gender Studies, and the Program in Environment and Sustainability at Wake Forest University. There she teaches courses on American politics at the intersections of race, place, and gender. Melissa serves as host and managing editor of The Takeaway, a daily, national public radio program and podcast distributed by WNYC and PRX. Professor Harris-Perry is founder and president of the Anna Julia Cooper Center, whose mission is to advance justice through intersectional scholarship and action. Along with Dorian Warren, Harris-Perry is co-creator and co-host of The Takeaway’s special project Deep Dives with MHP and Dorian and the podcast System Check.
Patanjali de la Rocha
Patanjali de la Rocha specializes in anti-oppressive organizational healing, and decolonizing research by reclaiming evaluation and data through community-engage practice. They are the founder of Birth Beyond Bars, a community-based reproductive justice organization working with carcerally-involved pregnant people, and staff of Hummingbird Indigenous Doula and Family Services, working with Perigee Fund to design a guaranteed income demonstration in Seattle, Washington that centers Native American/American Indian, Alaska Native, Pacific Islander, and Natavie Hawaiian pregnant people.
Michelle Lockhart was a member of the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force that developed the plan for the In Her Hands
Michelle Lockhart was a member of the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force that developed the plan for the In Her Hands guaranteed income demonstration in Georgia. She has over 15 years experience working within underserved communities in the Atlanta Metro Area to provide connections to resources, jobs, job training, and benefit was a member of the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force that developed the plan for the In Her Hands guaranteed income demonstration in Georgia. She has over 15 years experience working within underserved communities in the Atlanta Metro Area to provide connections to resources, jobs, job training, and benefits programs. Michelle partners with nonprofits, schools, churches, politicians, and property managers to provide a hand up not a hand out. She believes that everyone deserves grace without judgment, and that concept drives her to be a committed community advocate for anyone that is trying to better themselves and strengthen their families.
Dr. Aisha Nyandoro
Dr. Aisha Nyandoro is the Chief Executive Officer of Springboard To Opportunities and co-chair of the Guaranteed Income Community of Practice. Springboard provides strategic, direct support to residents of affordable housing. The organization’s service delivery model uses a “radically resident-driven” approach designed to improve quality of life and end the generational poverty trajectory. Nyandoro has more than a decade of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating programs aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals with limited resources.
Dr. Zea Malawa
Dr. Zea Malawa is a mother, pediatrician and public health professional committed to improving health outcomes for children of color. Upon completing her undergraduate degree at Columbia University, she earned a medical doctorate from UCLA and a master’s degree in public health from UC Berkeley. Currently, Dr. Malawa is the director of Expecting Justice, a public health program that uses systems change and justice-oriented approaches to close the racial gap in birth outcomes; she also sees patients at Mission Neighborhood Health Center in San Francisco, teaches anti-racism at UC Berkeley, and is the Vice Chair of San Francisco's First 5 Commission.