Mighty Little Giants, Inc.

April 2022 Newsletter

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What's happening in April?

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This month we're celebrating:

  • Black Maternal Health Week (April 11th. -17th)
  • National Minority Health Month
  • National Infant Immunization Week (April 26th - 30th)
  • World Health Day April 7th
  • National Super hero Day April 28th

World Doula Week RECAP!

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Upcoming Virtual Support Groups

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First Fridays with Nurse Eb!

Join NICU Nurse & Holistic Fertility Doula Eb

Every FIRST FRIDAY! Join us on April 1st at 11:00am via zoom to Learn all about the importance of Internal healing after preterm birth, and how to heal mentally and physically after trauma. Listen in from the car, hospital home or at work!

Sign up here 
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FREE NICU Postpartum Doula Support

Do you currently have a baby in the NICU, or have recently discharged in need of support? Mighty Little Giants is providing FREE NICU Doula support for moms residing in the Riverside and Los Angeles Counties.

Please view our website to learn more about our doula program.

Learn more
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Your True Self NICU Support

Learn how to stay connected to your TRUE SELF as you navigate the NICU with TrueSelf Doula Talor. Our True Self Support group will be via zoom on April 11th at 11:00am. Listen in from the car, hospital, home or at work!

Sign up here 
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Navigating the NICU

Join NICU with NICU Mom & Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Ginette. Having a child in the NICU effects the entire family unit. Learn how to navigate the NICU on April 22nd at 12:00 noon via zoom.Listen in from the car, hospital home or at work!

Sign up here 

Current MLG Programs

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"When I love you, I love me."

Mighty Little Giants was featured on 

www.BlackInfantsandFamilies.org The “Dear Baby…When I Love You, I Love Me” video series was created for such a purpose



CommUNITY Updates

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AV AAIMM CAT is proud to sponsor the 2nd Annual AV Black Maternal Health Expo organized by WOW! Flower. Hope you can join in this in-person event on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale. See picture below or attached flyer. For more info, email BlackMaternalHealthExpo@wowflower.org


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FUNDING, SCHOLARSHIP AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


  • United Nurses Associations of California Scholarship Program:

The UNAC/UHCP Scholarship Program have two scholarships open to students pursuing a career in the healthcare field who will be enrolled in an accredited college, university, trade, or technical school in Fall 2022.

  • Alexis G. Philius Scholarship:
  • Lack of diversity has significant consequences on health outcomes, health equity for patients and communities of color. UNAC/UHCP has decided to address underrepresentation in health professions with this scholarship.
  • For students of Black/African descent pursuing education toward a career in health care
  • Five scholarships of $2,000 each
  • Delima MacDonald Community Scholarship:
  • Delima MacDonald, RN, 30-year UNAC/UHCP Treasurer, taught generations of UNAC/UHCP affiliate leaders the value of a dollar, and ensured they spent union dollars wisely.
  • For community members who will be enrolled in a health care degree program
  • Five scholarships of $2,000 each


  • Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention (GLS): This grant program enhances mental health services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbances, or substance use. This grant program will fund up to $2.2 million, including $102,000 from the American Rescue Plan, over three years for up to 22 grant awards.






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