Task Force Leadership

Task Force Leadership & Contact Information

Kimberly Wong, Esq.

Special Counsel/Legislative Analyst

Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office

Cynthia Harding, MPH
Director Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Programs
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Executive Committee Members:

Kimberly Wong Esq, Founder and Chair

Caron Post Ph.D., Task Force Director

Emily Dossett, MD, USC School of Medicine

Jeanette Valentine, PhD., Pathways LA, & UCLA Health Services Research Center

Deborah J. Hayes, LCSW, MPH L.A. Unified School District- School Mental Health Services

Cindy Harding, MPH, Director MCAH, DPH

For more information contact
Email: cpost17@gmail.com

Organizational Members


Azusa Pacific University, School of Social Work www.apu.edu/bas/socialwork

Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles www.breastfeedla.org

The Center for Postpartum Health www.postpartumhealth.com

Didi Hirsch Community Mental www.didihirsch.org

First 5 LA www.first5la.org

Jewish Family Service Center www.jfsla.org

Junior Leagues of California /SPAC

LA Best Babies Network www.labestbabies.org

LA County Department of Mental Health, Birth to 5 Program www.dmh.lacounty.gov

LA County Public Defender www.pubdef.lacounty.gov

LA County Department of Public Health MCAH Programs www.ph.lacounty.gov

L.A. Unified School District-  School Mental Health Services www.lausd.net

Maternal Wellness Center at LAC+USC

Pathways www.pathwaysla.org

PAC/LAC: Perinatal Advisory Council/Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation www.paclac.org

PHFE-WIC www.phfewic.org

Project ABC/Children’s Hospital/USC Keck School of Medicine

Postpartum Support International (PSI) www.postpartum.net

Queens Care Health & Faith Partnership www.queenscare.org

UCLA Health Services Research Center

UCLA, School Of Public Affairs

Zero to Three www.zerotothree.org

Community Partners www.community partners.org