First Year Cleveland

First Year Cleveland

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Biomedical Research Building
11000 Cedar Avenue - 4th Floor Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone 216-368-4837
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We welcome the voices from our community around topics related to the work of First Year Cleveland. Please explore our blog to learn more about how together, we can save our babies and eliminate racial inequities!

Join FYC's Perinatal Health Worker Training June 8th

Do you work with families before, during or after the birth of a child? Join your colleagues for training to support you and the families you serve. CEs are pending for social work, nursing, family therapy and counseling. Please RSVP. View flyer for RSVP info

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Apply for a FYC Mini Grant by May 24th

First Year Cleveland is pleased to request proposals for 2023 MiniGrants. These mini grants are intended to support programs and services that align with First Year Cleveland’s mission to mobilize the community through partnerships and a unified strategy to reduce infant deaths and racial disparities. The total funding for the...

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We must commit to save our African American babies

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month, a time for us to reflect on our community’s efforts to decrease the rate at which babies die during...

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By acting to address health equity, Cleveland City Council helps us all live healthier lives

(This originally appeared as an opinion piece in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on July 17, 2020) Speaking for the Cleveland Division of the American Heart Association’s...

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Advocating for Your Health During COVID-19

mi·nor·i·ty Defined as part of a population that is different from others [...] often subjected to differential treatment. As members of African American, American Indian and Alaska...

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