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Dana Sherrod (she/her) is a Co-Founder and the Executive Director of the California Coalition for Black Birth Justice, a statewide organization that is committed to strengthening and unifying the Black birth justice movement in California. Sherrod has led a series of racial equity initiatives with governments, hospitals, and health systems—most recently, Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies—a multi-sector hospital quality improvement initiative to reduce Black infant and maternal health inequities in Los Angeles County.

In previous roles, Sherrod spearheaded the launch of a statewide mental health advocacy and prevention program for Black women across the state as a part of the CDPH California Reducing Disparities Project and has championed land use policies to improve the built environment in Los Angeles neighborhoods of color. She holds a Master of Public Health from San Jose State University where she also teaches as adjunct faculty and serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Public Strategies. Dana’s work has been highlighted in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, NBC, KCET, Cal Matters, and Black Enterprise. She is a proud Los Angeles native and a recent transplant to the Inland Empire where she lives with her husband, their two young daughters, and their dog Karma.

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