ICTC 7th International Black Midwives and Healers Conference 2010

Long Beach, California
Thursday, October 07, 2010

Sistah Care Youth Tract

This tract is for girls ages 12-18. For scholarship and registration information, contact Asatu Hall at SacredGrove7@gmail.com.


To be matched with a roommate contact, Tracey at doulavie@gmail.com or Ahkmiri atakhmiri@ppcwc.org. Be prepared to tell when you will be attending and how many roommates you desire, any preferences and where you will be travelling from. 


Lunch is not provided with Pre-Conference.   Meals provided with your conference registration are the Friday Keynote luncheon and evening reception, Saturday Dinner Gala, and Sunday brunch.  All other meals are on your own.  There will be a vegetarian option at all meals.  The Ascari Restaurant located in the hotel provides breakfast, lunch and dinner.

What to bring

Dress comfortably and casual.  Long Beach is known for it’s warm weather but do bring a light sweater or jacket for the evening.  Bring a swimsuit and flip flops for the hot tub, swimming pool or a trip to spa.  Gala Award Dinner is a formal event. Optional attire for Gala is “Beautification at our Finest”.

Children at the Conference

Quiet nursing babies are welcome inside the workshops, but for courtesy to others, active children should be cared for outside the classroom.



Visit our website (www.ictcmidwives.org) for information on how to advertise your business or organization in our conference program.

Vendor/ Exhibitor Information

Our conference offers a wonderful opportunity to share information about your organization or business with our conference participants. Download vendor /exhibitor application from our website or email ictc@ictcmidwives.org for more information.

African Market Place

The market place opens Friday 8am‐6pm through Sunday 8am‐4pm. It will be full of activity throughout the conference including a wide range of vendors and exhibitors for personal your personal and professional development. This is wonderful space to network, find gifts and acquire a variety of items from clothing to those midwifery books that have been on your wish list for months.

Silent Auction

The Silent auction begins one hour before our Gala Award Ceremony featuring art, gift certificates, gift baskets, designer clothing and a number of other valuable items … all available to the highest bidder.

Community quilt

In the true tradition of our grandmothers, we are bringing back the community quilt. Everyday participants will have the opportunity during breaks to design a patch and make a contribution towards the ICTC Community quilt. Bring your patch or a piece of your favorite fabric. 

Coordinator: Makeda Wilson, Fashion Designer.

*Award Recipients

Visit our website to see and read more about our 2010 Award Nominees: Unsung Sheroe, Lola Coleman, CNM; Life Time Achievement, Kathryn Hall‐ Trujillo and Shekinah P. Shakur; Outstanding Leadership, Ma’at Grant, TM and Claudia Booker, CD; Youth Award, Ayana Taylor.


Contact Information

  • Contact ICTC
    Phone: 503.460.9324
    Email: bmhc@ictcmidwives.org

    NOTE: online registration includes a 'pay by check' option on the checkout page.
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