Submission to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing on Maternal Health Disparities

11.12.20

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The Center's written testimony to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, submitted Nov. 13, 2020, discusses the real-life impacts of racial bias and discrimination in U.S. maternal health care; describes the U.S. government’s obligations to promote the human rights of all birthing people and where it has fallen short; discusses the role of the federal government in addressing the maternal health crisis; and shares key federal policy recommendations.