What: Second Annual Breastfeeding Day at the Capitol

Who: Healthy Active Arkansas and State Legislators

When: Wednesday, March 28, 10 a.m.

Where: Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda, 1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock AR

Why: Gov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed March 28 as Breastfeeding Awareness Day in Arkansas. Rep. Mary Bentley and Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) partners will gather for a program on the importance of breastfeeding, breastfeeding disparities, and the laws and resources in place to help support breastfeeding in Arkansas.

Speakers include: Dr. Joe Thompson, HAA Board Secretary and President and CEO of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement; Rep. Mary Bentley; and ShaRhonda Love, Healthy Active Arkansas Board member, and Director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission.