Lack of Access to Healthcare (Alabama)

Pregnancy in Alabama can be deadly.  The state has the third-highest rate of maternal deaths in the nation, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Alabama’s 36.4 deaths from pregnancy and childbirth complications per 100,000 births are more than twice the national rate of 17.4. Families in rural areas do not have … Continue reading Lack of Access to Healthcare (Alabama)

Zonta Club of Birmingham urges local schools to require universal masking

Zonta Club of Birmingham urges local schools to require universal masking in line with revised CDC Covid safety advice and to take other precautions to protect our children and their mothers. The COVID pandemic in Alabama has reached such a crisis that Zonta Club of Birmingham feels strongly that Boards of Education in the state … Continue reading Zonta Club of Birmingham urges local schools to require universal masking

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

On July 30, 2021, Zonta Club of Birmingham and Zonta International join the United Nations in honoring survivors of human trafficking and recognizing the importance of listening to and learning from them. Read the full ZI statement HERE.What can you do to help? Call 911, or...Contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (https://www.justice.gov/usao…/human-trafficking-task-force)If you believe you are … Continue reading World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

VOCA: Support for the Victims!

The US Senate voted unanimously Tuesday, 100-0, to pass the VOCA bill bolstering the fund. | “When someone commits a crime, it’s not enough to bring the predator to justice. We also need to support the victims,” Biden said in a White House East Room ceremony. | See PBS Video here: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/watch-live-biden-signs-voca-fix-to-sustain-the-crime-victims-fund-act-of-2021 #ZontaaAdvocacy #ZontaSaysNoysatnoznzanz# ycaccovdaatnnoanotozanz#