Home > Scholarships Awarded to increase diversity in the lactation support provider field

In alignment with the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition’s commitment to addressing racial disparities in breastfeeding, the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) is pleased to announce ten (10) scholarships were awarded to support aspiring Latinx, Black, and Indigenous lactation support providers. Scholarship recipients are from the following communities: Kansas City (2), Topeka (2), Wichita (3) and Southwest Kansas (3). The KBC will support scholarship recipients in the pursuit of their goals. Thank you to the Kansas Health Foundation and Kansas Department of Health & Environment for funding these scholarships.