The first presentation is from the Camden Coalition’s Michelle Adyniec and Erica LaRocca. The Camden Coalition is rooted in community-based work on a local, regional, and national level. The Camden team will discuss the program evaluation of its pregnancy care initiation pilot that utilized a health informatics exchange and the evidence generated from successful partnerships. The second presentation is from the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) Tylar Williams. Based in New Orleans, Through community-driven programs, training, advocacy, and deep collaborative partnerships with community leaders, IWES’ focuses on women, their families, and communities of color, particularly those that have been most impacted by generational trauma, disenfranchisement and structural racism in the health/healthcare system. With the backdrop of doula Medicaid reimbursement policy moving forward in the state, the IWES team is working to revitalize its #ThisIsWhy campaign, highlight community voice and incentivize partners who collaborate, engage the Action Network for the 200+ member New Orleans Maternal and Child Health Coalition, and increase awareness about the benefits of doula services.