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Morgan Hill, LMSW

Pronouns: she/her/they

As an advocate for restorative, social change, Morgan is an enthusiastic individual pursuing justice under the idea that she may promote and ensure wellness through her work and zealous advocacy. The culmination of her experiences, throughout her trajectory thus far, have set the precedent for her passion for social and restorative justice. Morgan believes that to allow for true societal equity to be exist, advocacy, unconditional compassion & love, the undoing of oppressive systematic structures, and learning must take place. It is her hope to humbly be a part of this growth by working alongside communities and sharing knowledge and skills so that the support, resources and information may positively influence the lives she shares in.

She currently works as a social worker with The Bronx Defenders, an organization that offers innovative, holistic, and client-centered criminal defense, family defense, civil legal services, social work support and advocacy throughout the community. Morgan works with the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program of The Bronx Defenders which focuses on the strength and importance of the motherbaby bond and keeping newborn babies and toddlers with their families and out of the child welfare system. Morgan is a trained birth doula and has a working proficiency in Spanish.

Mama’s of Color and Mental Health: The harm of state intervention via the Child Protection System

August 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Presenters: Fallon Speaker, Esq., Morgan Hill, LMSW

There is an urgent need for the sexual reproductive health profession to expand our views on maternal mental health. As social and racial justice advocates, many folks in the field understand the ways in which the state can unjustly surveil, order and criminalize people of color at alarming rates. However, little attention is paid to the ways in which the child protection system disproportionally surveils and criminalizes women of color and their children. This presentation invites participants to reflect on…

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