First of its Kind Northern New Mexico Birth Summit Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

NNMBS News:

The Northern New Mexico Birth Summit and related events are this weekend, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.

This first-ever event of its kind will offer a unique opportunity to explore birth and early parenting issues affecting Northern New Mexican birthing families and those who work with them from cultural, social and policy perspectives.

The public is invited to be a part of this unique experience and enjoy an inspiring and informative weekend. Be part of the change you want and hope to see.

Space is limited. Pre-registration for the Summit itself is strongly encouraged to save your spot and provide enough food, but you may purchase tickets at the door for ticketed events.

The Silent Auction and Film Screening events are open to the public.

Northern New Mexico Birth Summit Events:

Silent Auction – Open to the public, good luck with your bids!
Nov. 30, 6-7 p.m.
Anthony’s At The Delta, 233 N Paseo de Oñate, Española

Benefit Dinner with Guest Speakers Penny Simkin and Katsi Cook – Dinner
Ticket Required
Nov. 30, 7-9 p.m.
Anthony’s At The Delta, 233 N Paseo de Oñate, Española

Film Screening, “Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives”

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival
Open to the Public, Suggested Donation $5-10
Dec. 1, 7-9 p.m.
Theater, Northern New Mexico College, 921 N Paseo de Oñate, Española

The Northern New Mexico Birth Summit – Summit Ticket Required
Dec. 1, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 2, 8 a.m.- to 1 p.m.
Northern New Mexico College, 921 N Paseo de Oñate, Española

Links:
Birth Summit Events Info, Schedule, and Registration:
http://tewawomenunited.org/birth-summit-2012
Northern New Mexico College Campus Map & Directions:
http://site.nnmc.edu/maps-directions
Birth Story Movie: http://birthstorymovie.com/

The Summit and related events are fundraisers for the Yiya Vi Kagingdi Doula Program, a program of Tewa Women United, and the families it serves. All proceeds will go to benefit YVK.

 

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