People of Access and Equity

Individual projects often benefit from the inclusion of diverse people and organizations. At the center of every project are the people of the Division of Access and Equity .

Indra Lusero, JD, MA

Indra Lusero, JD, MA

Chair, Division of Access and Equity

Indra Lusero has been working on access and equity issues for as long as they can remember. When they were sixteen, they participated in their first Undoing Racism training through the Leadership Institute of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Jamarah Amani, LM

Jamarah Amani, LM

Division of Access and Equity

Jamarah Amani is a Licensed Midwife who believes in the power of birth and that every baby has a human right to be breastfed/chestfed. Her mission is to do her part to build a movement for Birth Justice locally, nationally and globally.

Marinah Valenzuela Farrell, LM, CPM

Marinah Valenzuela Farrell, LM, CPM

Senior Advisor, Division of Access and Equity

Politics and traditional medicine are what led Marinah to midwifery, and she has a firm commitment to both political activism and birth work.

Nicole White, CPM

Nicole White, CPM

MANA Director of States' Advocacy
Director- Division of Access and Equity

Nicole Marie White is a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) and activist. For more than a decade, Nicole has caught babies in a variety of settings, in various cities, and in several languages around the world.

Farah Diaz-Tello, JD

Farah Diaz-Tello, JD

Division of Access and Equity

Farah Diaz-Tello is an attorney whose career is dedicated to the pursuit of reproductive justice, with a focus on dignity in pregnancy and across the spectrum of pregnancy outcomes.

 

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