April 16, 2024 - Black Maternal Health Care

Majority Chairman of the House Policy Committee Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, PA Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton, and Pennsylvania Black Maternal Health Caucus co-chairs Reps. Morgan Cephas, Gina H. Curry, and La'Tasha D. Mayes meet with members and advocates at a roundtable discussion of Black maternal health care in Pennsylvania.

PBMHC Hosts Reception for Black Maternal Health Week - April 15, 2024

In celebration of Black Maternal Health Week, Pennsylvania Black Maternal Health Caucus co-chairs and members gathered for a reception to advocate for Pennsylvania's MOMNIBUS and Black maternal health care.

PBMHC co-chairs introduce Pennsylvania’s Momnibus legislative package

To address disparities in health care, co-chairs of the Pennsylvania Black Maternal Health Caucus Reps. Morgan Cephas, D-Phila.; Gina H. Curry, D-Delaware; and La’Tasha D. Mayes, D-Allegheny, and caucus members introduced the Momnibus legislative package, which outlines a group of eight bills to decrease maternal morbidity and mortality in Pennsylvania.

Phila. House Delegation 2024-25 Budget Priorities

Philadelphia House Delegation leaders hold a press conference at City Hall in Philadelphia to respond to Governor Shapiro's budget proposal and discuss their priorities in the upcoming budget process.

Studying Maternal Morbidity Bill Signed Into Law

Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus members celebrate Act 5 of 2023 being signed into law.

Celebrating The Creation of Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus

Co-chairs Reps. La’Tasha D. Mayes, Gina H. Curry and Morgan Cephas announce the new Pa. Black Maternal Health Caucus, created to focus on improving maternal care and birthing outcomes for Black women and birthing people of color across the commonwealth.

April 17, 2023 - Infrastructure Improvements

The House Majority Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion, hosted by Rep. Morgan Cephas, and tour in the Overbrook section of West Philadelphia detailing infrastructure investment needs.

Cephas, Tartaglione announce $25.6M in funding for maternal, child health

State Rep. Morgan Cephas and state Sen. Christine Tartaglione, along with fellow lawmakers and the Wolf administration, today announced $25.6 million in American Rescue Plan funding to be allocated for a new maternal and child health initiative in Pennsylvania. The funding announcement also coincides with Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17.

2022-23 Budget Hearings

Images of Rep. Morgan Cephas during the 2022-23 Budget Hearings.

Women’s Health Protection Act Presser

Rep. Morgan Cephas joins colleagues and representatives from Planned Parenthood to discuss the Women’s Health Protection Act at a Harrisburg press conference.

Cephas’ town hall connects with more than 1,500 residents concerned about COVID-19 vaccine distribution

After hearing countless calls for help from the communities she serves regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and testing, state Rep. Morgan Cephas welcomed more than 1,500 residents to her telephone town hall to answer their questions and address their concerns about the issues.

Cephas joins Brown, Jones, and nonprofits to provide PPE, food and other COVID-19 resources to neighbors in need

State Rep. Morgan Cephas teamed up with state Rep-elect Amen Brown, D-Phila., and Councilmember Curtis Jones Jr., along with the nonprofit groups, Pull Up Neighbor and the Players Association on Friday, Dec. 4 at the Parkside Shopping Center to give away free personal protective equipment, including masks and hand sanitizer, and food boxes.

Turkey Drive and Drop

State Rep. Morgan Cephas teamed up with Independence Blue Cross to distribute more than 250 free turkeys along with reusable masks and hand sanitizer to West Philadelphia residents in need, with a majority of recipients being seniors.

Cephas helps more than 80 people complete 2020 Census

Cephas applauded the more than 80 individuals who came out to Carroll Park to be counted this past Saturday for a similar census event she put together with state Sen. Vincent Hughes and Councilmember Curtis Jones Jr.

Cephas helps community members complete the 2020 Census in ongoing effort to ensure everyone is counted

n her ongoing efforts to ensure everyone in her communities is counted, state Rep. Morgan Cephas on Tuesday helped local residents complete the 2020 Census ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline.

Cephas receives more than 5,000 pieces of PPE to help protect communities from COVID-19

State Rep. Morgan Cephas is commending the American Chinese United Association for donating Tuesday more than 5,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to help protect communities in West Philadelphia from the COVID-19 virus.

State of the 192nd Town Hall Meeting

As gun violence continues plaguing Philadelphia, state Rep. Morgan Cephas hosted her State of the 192nd Town Hall to address this public health crisis.

2019 Women's Health Caucus Press Conference

Members of the House Women’s Health Caucus and other lawmakers called on Republican leaders to devote their time and energy toward legislation that would positively impact the lives of women and families in Pennsylvania.

District Day 2018

Rep. Cephas held her second annual District Day on Aug. 18, 2018 at Tustin Recreation Center. The free event featured activities for the entire family, including a basketball tournament, live music and entertainment, games, raffles, giveaways, food and refreshments. There were also be a number of different programs and groups that provide services to the community.

Third annual District Day

Rep. Morgan Cephas held her third annual District Day on Aug. 17, 2019. The free event featured activities for the entire family, including a basketball tournament, live music and entertainment, including Philly’s own Beano French as headline performer, games, raffles, giveaways, food, and refreshments.

Stop and Go public meeting

Rep. Morgan Cephas along with members of the Philadelphia Delegation hosted a public meeting on the issues relating to nuisance establishments that sell alcohol and how they impact surrounding communities.