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Jul 16, 2021
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As you may know, we have been talking a lot about the harmful effects of media shaming, misrepresentation and cancel culture after allegations were made against us in February. The false statements and accusations were compounded by misrepresentations and slander and our team became targets. Some of the bebo mia team members (very vulnerably) shared…

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bebo mia’s Maternal Support Practitioner (aka birth worker training) Scholarship Themes

Jul 6, 2021
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  Are you getting excited about the upcoming Maternal* Support Practitioner (aka Birth Worker or doula) Training?!  We sure are! And we are extra excited about our Birth Worker Training Scholarship Program! Did you know that we ensure that our whole team reads all of the applications submitted? For the upcoming application process,  we will…

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Maggie Petroski Fall 2020 Queers for Queer Care Award Runner Up

Jan 25, 2021
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Hi everyone! My name is Maggie and I am beyond delighted to be the runner up for the queers for queer care award. I live in Ohio with my partner Taylor and our two pet rats Tim and Ernie. I am an episcopalian and a vegetarian as well as a lover of books, cooking, baking,…

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Breanne Cain bebo mia Be Brave Award Runner Up

Jan 25, 2021
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My name is Bre, my pronouns are she/her. I come from a big family and am the middle child of seven children. I was born and raised in North Dakota. The day I graduated high school I packed my bags and moved to Salt Lake City because of the snow and mountains and all the…

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Hannah Brauer Fall 2020 Intersectional or Bust Award Runner Up

Jan 25, 2021
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Hi! I’m Hannah Brauer (she/her), and I just graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Communication & Media and Creative Writing & Literature. I am honored to be the runner-up for the bebo mia Intersectional or Bust Award and am so excited for a chance to become a doula through a social…

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Ashley Hornberger Fall 2020 Queers for Queer Care Award Winner

Jan 21, 2021
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  Hey bebo mia fam! My name is Ashley and I’m so excited to start this new journey. My wife is in the US military so we’re currently stationed abroad with our 3-year-old daughter. We’ve been together for 15 years- before gay marriage was legal, before being gay in the military was legal, or before…

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Tijuana Ray – Fall 2020 Black Moms Connection Award Winner

Jan 19, 2021
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My name is Tijuana Ray, I am originally from Augusta, Georgia. Augusta is known for its big golf tournament held every year known as the Masters but to me, it’s just home.  I am the oldest of my two sisters.  I have four children, two sons, and two daughters. My sons are 22 and 26…

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Karima Pettigrew Fall 2020 Queers for Queer Care Award Winner

Jan 5, 2021
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  About me! My name is Karima Pettigrew. I’m a 32-year-old fraternal twin from Newark, Delaware. I love to sing and play guitar, as well as spending most of my spare time writing books. I was raised by a deaf single parent and I’m fluent in ASL. I identify as a black lesbian cis-gendered woman.…

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Kristie McCollom – Fall 2020 BIPOC Doula Journey Bursary Recipient

Dec 18, 2020
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  Being a bebo mia scholarship recipient has literally changed my life and the way I look at the possibilities that it has given me. When I applied for the scholarship the first time, (yes! I applied TWICE!), I honestly wasn’t TRULY ready for it. But after giving birth to my fourth baby and the…

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Liana Davis & Yajaira Rivera Fall 2020 Birth Justice Award Winners

Dec 18, 2020
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  We are Yoni Luminosa!  Our names are Liana Davis (she/her) and Yajaira Rivera (she/her), hearing person and Deaf person respectively.    Yajaira: My fiance and I here in San Antonio TX and our parents and siblings live in Puerto Rico. I am deaf and when we moved 5 years ago to San Antonio, I…

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