Anissa Eddie was nominated and selected for the Collaboration Award, for working with others throughout diverse settings and across sectors to bring common good to the community. Anissa has worked tirelessly for a number of years to educate Kent County on systemic issues of poverty and racism, collaborating across many sectors of the community. Her most recent accomplishment, with KConnect was successfully launching the Community-Based Birth Equity (Doula) program – to train women of color to be Doulas. This work addresses health disparities maternal health and the birthing process by ensuring that pregnant women of color have access to high-quality culturally-responsive care. This work required collaboration on the local, state, and national level.
Anissa, thank you for your vision and consistent work to address health disparities!
Anissa’s basket was provided by KFB.