Who We Are
Sweet Milk & Oats aims to create a more culturally responsive workplace for diverse families.
We focus on addressing barriers impacting families' growth and support. We partner with local community organizations and businesses to create sustainable policies, practices, and programs that improve families' support networks and access to well-being and early childhood development resources.
These partnerships can help mitigate healthcare costs, improve employee retention and satisfaction, establish goodwill, and have your space lead in providing support for families built beyond policy. Family-centered initiatives such as lactation support programs have seen a 94.2 percent retention rate in employees (in comparison to the 59 percent national average) (Forbes, 2019).
We offer organization consultations to review, recommend, and facilitate policy and practices, assist in designing family-centered skill centers, and provide evidence-based education to managers and employees for sustainable practices around a culturally responsive workplace. The Overnight Oats program series is led by a certified Doula + Lactation Specialist, Jazzmine Brooks, and is designed to educate employees and their families on evidence-based practices around infant feeding, childcare, postpartum care, and more. Connect for more opportunities for one-on-one support, resources, and referrals.
Overnight Oats Program
Overnight Oats is a network of support for families searching for community, skills and adjustment strategies, and connections to resources that support child development, mental health and wellness, and unique family life circumstances.
Check out Overnight Oats support groups and skill centers throughout the year.
"60 percent of new [parents] return to work within 9 months"
2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics
Cultural responsiveness is a strengths-based approach to relationships and caregiving rooted in respect and appreciation for the role of culture in family support. Consider what you can do for your community or organization to help support
building culturally responsive networks for families.