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Our Events

2023 Calendar of Events

March 2023

March Events

Monthly Theme: Doulas

Kitchen Table: Doulas! Doulas! Doulas!

3/7   Research Presentation: Black Maternal Health Research (Virtual)

UMass Amherst  Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

3/16- 3/20 2023 Virtual Nursology Theory Conference

3/18   Overdue Reckoning on Racism in Nursing

3/22- 3/28 Doula Awareness Week

3/23- 3/24 Mid-Coastal California Perinatal Outreach Program 42nd Annual Perinatal Potpourri Advances in Care

3/27 Lucinda’s House is hosting a screening of Birthing Justice on March 27th at 5 pm.
Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street Hartford, CT. The event is free and open to the community, seats are limited, and registration is required at:

3/28  Sigma – Iota Chapter: Maternal Health Research Roundtable

3/31   Symposium on Anti-Racist Community Engagement  UMass Dartmouth 


The Kitchen Table at the Collective Space


For more information visit the Collective Space



Community Baby Showers

Lucinda's House collaborates with local doulas, lactation consultants, and community organizations to host Community Baby Showers throughout Connecticut to celebrate pregnant women of color. We had Community Baby Showers in Waterbury, Bridgeport, New London, New Haven and Hartford. We plan to have several in 2023.

Photo from our Hartford Baby Shower on November 19th at Phillips Metropolitan C.M.E. Church's Health Center at 2550 Main Street Hartford, CT 06120.


Follow Dr. Lucinda Canty on FacebookTwitter Linkedin for regular updates and information about upcoming community events.



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The Kitchen Table

The Kitchen Table is where we meet to have honest conversations about health care issues that are important to us.

Support, Educate, Provide guidance, Talk about challenges Develop solutions

The Kitchen Table is a concept created by Lucinda where women are invited to share their experiences, wisdom and knowledge. We are going to talk unfiltered about the issues. We will educate and support each other in this space. We will discuss issues that we do not often talk about in our community. Not only are we going to expose structures that cause us harm, but we will show our strength and resilience. Then we are going to identify solutions based on what we feel we need.

If there is a topic you want discussed on the Kitchen Table, please let us know.

If you would like to host a Kitchen Table in your community, please let us know.

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Register for the next Kitchen Table discussion

Past Events

Community Baby Showers

Community Baby Showers 2022:

Waterbury   7/30/2022

Bridgeport  8/28 /2022

New London 9/17/2022

New Haven 10/15/2022

Hartford  11/19/2022

Lucinda's House Art and Poetry Event for Black Maternal Health Week 2022 Semilla Cafe + Studio

NPR: Addressing dire racial disparities in reproductive health care

Dr. Lucinda Canty was interviewed for NPR's Where We Live to talk about the dire racial disparities in reproductie health care amongst blank women.

Inside Out/Outside In Podcast

Lucinda's House Kitchen Table was featured on the Inside Out/Outside In Podcast hosted by Dr. Christiana Best-Giacomini

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