Latasha Holly

Program Associate

Latasha Holly contributes her background in counseling with her strong interest in black maternal health and breastfeeding in her role as program associate at Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA). Latasha is a BMBFA Mommy and was a regular Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club participant before joining the BMBFA team. She took advantage of the opportunity to attend BMBFA’s lactation class in the fall of 2018 to further her own knowledge. Latasha came on staff in 2019 and has played an integral role in coordinating and organizing events such as The Annual Meeting of the Black Breastfeeding Caucus, the Basic Needs Giveaway in partnership with local Detroit agencies, and the Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club reunion. She has a bachelor’s from Western Michigan University and a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Spring Arbor University, as well as several years of experience as a counselor and community advocate. Latasha is also an active member with Black Breastfeeding Caucus, and Birth Detroit, and she is the representative for BMBFA as a kindred partner of Black Mamas Matter Alliance. She is a wife, mother of two daughters, and is thankful to have enjoyed a breastfeeding journey with both of her children.