Diversity, Inclusion and Equity


We acknowledge we contribute by centering BirthMatters in the heart of need-based communities and strategically serving youth and families of the diverse community.


We are recognized as a leading community health worker organization striving for health equity. BirthMatters received the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce 2016 Inclusion Award. Mary Black Foundation recognized BirthMatters in 2015 with a Robert Wood Johnson culture of health prize. United Way of the Piedmont in 2016 recognized BirthMatters for program excellence.


BirthMatters believes in connecting and listening to our community members. We center our work on their voices.


BirthMatters believes that striving to be a healthy organization includes hiring intentionally diverse board and staff members. We believe that training and hiring persons from the community is an essential component of our work.