Senior Outreach Producer, Reproaction
Evonnia Woods is the Senior Outreach Producer for Reproaction, an advocacy organization focusing on reproductive justice.
In Missouri, Black women are “four times more likely to die within one year of pregnancy than white women,” according to the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services.
She spoke about the way that intersectional issues – like transportation, poverty and racism – can contribute to Black maternal and infant mortality.
This piece was reported and produced by Rachel Schnelle.
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