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Birthing Beautiful Communities

Birthing Beautiful Communities (BBC) works to reduce Black infant mortality in Cleveland. With their collective of Black birth-workers and doulas, BBC provides full support services to people at a highest risk for infant death from the time they are 12 weeks pregnant until their child is one year old.

Executive Director: Jazmin Long
SVP Lead Partner: Cyndy Dunn
Engagement Began: June 2021

Total SVP Impact as of 12/31/2021

  Unrestricted Grants      $ 15,000  
  Volunteer Hours      143 

Capacity Building Areas:

  • Board Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Financial Development
  • Human Resources
  • Succession Planning

Excitement, Success, and Inspiration: A Q&A with SVP Partner Liaison Cyndy Dunn

SVP is excited to go all in with our newest Investee, Birthing Beautiful Communities (BBC)! Helming this partnership is the brilliant duo, Jazmin Long (BBC’s executive director) and Cyndy Dunn (the newly minted SVP Partner liaison for the engagement). We sat down with Cyndy for a Q&A and talked excitement, success, and inspiration. Read More »

A Partnership is Born! SVP and Birthing Beautiful Communities Join in Two-year Funding and Capacity Building Partnership

SVP Cleveland and Birthing Beautiful Communities (BBC) have come together for a two-year engagement to further BBC’s impact serving Black birthing people and babies. SVP will offer organizational support to BBC through $30,000 in unrestricted grant funding and collaboration with our Partnership to build BBC’s capacity. Read More »