Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Thousands more women have problems from labor and delivery with serious short- or long-term health consequences, according to the CDC.
Pre-registration is required for people age 2 and older. On-site registration is not available.
Check-in starts at 9 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. at Westside Park, 1660 Johnson Rd. N.W., Atlanta, entrance #2.