Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Initiative

Resource Center

See below for resources:

General REACH information

Breastfeeding

Our Breastfeeding partners:

Calming Nature Doula Services
https://www.calmingnaturedoula.com/

Durham's Maternal Stress-Free Zone
https://www.durhamsbabycafe.com/

Tip sheet for Breastfeeding Mothers

View/download the tip sheet.
Breastfeeding mothers tipsheet

Looking for information on breastfeeding? Here are some helpful links:

Online learning and lactaction courses
https://centerforbreastfeeding.org/

Black breastfeeding events and resources
https://blackwomendobreastfeed.org/breastfeeding-resources
  

Black Breastfeeding Week
http://blackbreastfeedingweek.org/

Online Breastfeeding classes and services
https://careconnectiononline.com/


What you need to know about breastfeeding video:
https://evidencebasedbirth.com/favorite-resources-breastfeeding-info/

Western New York Resources:

Buffalo, NY
https://www.breastfeedingsupportcenterwny.com/about.html


Lancaster, NY
http://babyssweetbeginnings.com/


Nurse-family program for the first 2 years of childbirth. (Erie and Niagara County)
https://www.chsbuffalo.org/resources/nurse-family-partnership




Nutrition

REACH partnered with Buffalo-based chef Alexa Wajed for a virtual cooking series that reimagines soul food in a healtheir, nutritious way. 

SOUL FOOD IS FOOD FOR THE SOUL: COOKING WITH CHEF ALEXA––JULY 25, 2020

Download Alexa's July recipe. 



SOUL FOOD IS FOOD FOR THE SOUL: COOKING WITH CHEF ALEXA––AUGUST 18, 2020

Download Alexa's august recipe. 



SOUL FOOD IS FOOD FOR THE SOUL: COOKING WITH CHEF ALEXA––September 20, 2020

DOWNLOAD ALEXA'S SEPTEMBER RECIPE. 


First Fruits Food Pantry at Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church

Download the flyer here.

Tobacco

View/Download REACH Doorhangers- Smoking, Qutting, and COVID 19

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 The No Menthol Sunday Pledge is dedicated to educating the faith-based community about “Big Tobacco” marketing tactics, vaping, the role of flavors like menthol on black and brown communities in the city of Buffalo, New York, including the promotion of tobacco cessation supportive services.

ENTER HERE TO TAKE THE PLEDGE