Unless Congress steps in, funding for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program is set to expire at the end of the month. The program provides resources for new families who can benefit from guidance in the first few weeks of parenthood. We’ll talk with organizations that depend on this money to provide what they say are vital services for Native Nations.
Crystal Kee (Diné) – Training and implementation manager for the Family Spirit Home visiting
Jenae Sanchez (San Felipe Pueblo) – program coordinator for the project KEVA “Katishtya Eh-wahs Valued Always” home visiting program
Simone Duran (San Felipe Pueblo) – proud mom of one-year-old daughter
Break music: Counting Crow Hop (song) Young Spirit (artist) Akameyimoh Baby Boy (album)