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The 2021 AMCHP Member Assessment is Now Available!
The 2021 AMCHP Member Assessment is Now Available!

Every year, we administer a member assessment to learn more about you, our valued members. We gather your input on our services and products and how we can improve the benefits you receive through our membership. This assessment also offers crucial insights that our...

To Improve Maternal Health, We Must Depoliticize Racial Equity
To Improve Maternal Health, We Must Depoliticize Racial Equity

Authors: Terrance E. Moore, MA, Chief Executive Officer at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)  Cheryl L. Clark, DrPH, RHIA, Associate Director, Equity, Epidemiology, and Evaluation at AMCHP Jonathan Webb, MPH, MBA, Chief Executive Officer...

AMCHP’s “Sharing Your Why” Project for the 2022 Annual Conference
AMCHP’s “Sharing Your Why” Project for the 2022 Annual Conference

Thank you for joining us at the AMCHP 2022 Annual Conference, held virtually from May 24-26, and being part of our Sharing Your Why plenary session where WHY was front and center. Get inspired by our maternal and child health (MCH) community through their stories....

Call for Papers: Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use
Call for Papers: Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use

Maternal and Child Health Journal Supplement Co-sponsored by AMCHP and ASTHO The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) are co-sponsoring a Maternal and Child Health Journal...

Black Maternal Health Week | 2022
Black Maternal Health Week | 2022

Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) takes place every year from April 11-7. Founded by Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA), BMHW is a week of awareness, activism, and community-building to bring visibility to Black-led maternal health initiatives and center the values...

Envisioning Communities that Support AYA Mental Health
Envisioning Communities that Support AYA Mental Health

As MCH professionals, we understand the importance of centering the needs and ideas of young people as we think through what it means to transform communities and systems to be more supportive of their mental health. As such, we are thrilled to feature two guest...

Voices of AMCHP: Marcus Allen, MPH
Voices of AMCHP: Marcus Allen, MPH

Region III Director (2020-2023) Marcus Allen is the Region III Director for AMCHP’s Board of Directors. He has been with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) for almost 15 years and has been part of the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Unit...

Spotlight: The Arizona MCH Approach to Supporting AYA Mental Health
Spotlight: The Arizona MCH Approach to Supporting AYA Mental Health

Arizona is one of the state teams participating in the Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Behavioral Health learning collaborative, which aims to improve access to depression screenings with linkage to high quality follow-up care if needed among AYAs (12-25 years...

AMCHP Essential Reading for Black History Month and Beyond: The 2022 Edition
AMCHP Essential Reading for Black History Month and Beyond: The 2022 Edition

February is Black History Month, and to honor this observance, AMCHP launched a yearly compilation of books that have inspired our team to reflect on Black history, racial justice, and health equity. We are delighted to share our first edition with the maternal and child health (MCH) community!