Our Mission

Our Babies Matter (OBM) is an Illinois 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that aims to combat the harm of racial segregation on children and communities. We do this by educating adults on racial constructs, exposing children to age-appropriate activities and discussions, and developing programming that encourages cross-racial socialization of children and families.

OBM was founded in the summer of 2016 by several moms who came together through mutual concern for their children, and now has hundreds of participants throughout the United States.