WIC Community Breastfeeding Liaison
Erica Davis joins Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association’s team as a WIC breastfeeding community liaison. Erica, who is a native of Flint, MI, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a Women’s Studies Certificate from University of Detroit Mercy. Erica believes that girls run the world and that cultivating black women as leaders within the community and beyond is extremely important to increase health equity for black mothers and children.
Erica has volunteered with many organizations dedicated to the enrichment of girls and empowerment of women. The commitment to community by Detroiters has inspired Erica in all her work, especially during her years as an elementary educator. In 2015, her most important role as a mother, led her to explore new career opportunities in maternal child health.
Since then, Erica has trained as a lactation educator and certified lactation counselor (CLC). She has worked as a both a breastfeeding peer counselor and a certified community health worker in health care and public health settings.
Erica is proud to come from a long line of breastfeeding women and honors her family tradition in her work as a breastfeeding educator.