Summit Profile

Mission
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE) is a member network that was founded to address breastfeeding disparities among people of color nationwide through culturally competent training, education, advocacy, and support. With a focus on increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration rates, ROSE seeks to normalize breastfeeding by serving as a catalyst that provides resources and networking opportunities for individuals and communities.

Summit Profile
• The summit audience has included physicians, nurses, nutritionist, social workers, grassroots organizations, community health workers, researchers, lactation consultants, peer counselors, federal, state and local government staff, mothers, and breastfeeding coalitions.
• Summit attendees come from all over the United States.
• The 2017 summit will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
• Breakfast refreshments and Lunch is provided for Thursday and Friday.
• The daily schedule will include breaks for networking and visiting vendor tables.
• The ROSE Annual Summit has grown from its 2012 attendance of 150 to 327 attendees in 2016!

 

Tentative Agenda*

Subject to changes and updates

This activity has been submitted to ROSE for approval to award contact hours.

10.5-L-CERP

1-R-CERP

1-E-CERP

CNE 12.5

Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Day 1- August 24, 2017 – Thursday
7:00 – 7:45 am Breakfast & Registration
7:45 – 8:00 Welcome
8:00 – 9:00  

Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation                     Gail Christopher, DN

9:00 – 10:00  

Advancing Health Equity: A Racial Justice Approach to Birth Equity                                                                         Torian Easterling, MD

10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15  

Baby Friendly Hospital Panel
Trish MacEnroe, BS, CLC – Baby Friendly USA
Catherine Sullivan, MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC – EmPower/CGBI
Kimarie Bugg, MSN, FNP, MPH, CLC, IBCLC – Communities in CHAMPS

11:15 – 12:15 pm  

Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere
Charles Daniels, MSW, Tony Jolliffi

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch (Provided)
1:30 – 2:30  

Ankloglossia
Earl Harley, MD

2:30 – 2:50 Zumba ~ Gloria Rodriguez-Ransom
2:50 – 4:20  

Sisters Across Cultures                                                      Diana Derige, DrPH & Camie Goldhammer

4:20 – 4:50 Day 1 Wrap Up
5:00 – 6:00 #StayWokeandBF Twitter Chat

 

Day 2- August 25, 2017 –Friday
7:30 – 8:00 am Breakfast & Registration
8:00 – 8:30 Welcome
8:30 – 9:30  

National Breastfeeding Trends                                           Carol MacGowan

9:30 – 10:45  

Attitudes About Breastfeeding
Urmeka Jefferson, PhD, RN & Muswamba Mwamba, MPH

10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 pm  

Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed?                                         Linda J. Smith

12:00 – 1:15  

Lunch (Provided) & Learn
Elizabeth Brooks, JD, IBCLC

1:15 – 2:45 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:15  

CSI First Food Cohort & Action Planning                     Simran Noor

4:15 – 4:30 Evaluations and Certificates