March 19, 2019

During Black Maternal Health Week 2019, The Shades of Blue Project of Houston, TX in kindred partnership with Black Mama’s Matter Alliance of Atlanta, GA partner together to host events to bring awareness to the maternal health of black mothers. 

The purpose of Black Ma...

November 28, 2017

Houston area nonprofits partner together to provide a joyous Christmas for struggling families

Houston, TX, November 28, 2017 – To close out a challenging year, BabyCakes & Brunch (BCB) and La’Shaes will partner together for the annual Christmas in the Neighborhood cele...

May 30, 2017

Group Photo outside the Capital Building

We were so excited leading up to the advocacy days in Washington, D.C. to talk to Texas Congressional Representatives about funding the 21st Century Cares Act.  In partnership with 2020 Moms and advocacy groups across the country...

May 2, 2017

Facing My Feelings on the Strong Black Woman Trope 

During this morning’s shower meditation I had a couple of things on my mind.  This is not new, but these ideas were strong enough to get me to actually put something on paper, and thus, this post, "Hi!"  I was thinking...

April 10, 2017

Houston area mental health activist heads to Washington, D.C. to address the needs of women’s mental health postpartum

Houston, TX, April 10, 2017 – Kay Matthews, founder and director of The Shades of Blue Project, based in Houston, travels to Washington, D.C. May 16th...

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