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First Year Cleveland Announces New Community-Led Executive Committee

Posted July 15, 2021 in Press Releases

MEDIA CONTACTS: Katrice Cain, FYC Interim Executive 358-5017 Daniel Cohn, Mt. Sinai Health Care 548-7312 CLEVELAND, OH – First Year Cleveland (FYC), a public-private partnership aimed at reducing infant mortality and eliminating racial inequities in infant... read more

Premature Birth Rate in Cuyahoga County Steadily Decreasing

Posted November 17, 2020 in Press Releases

Premature Birth Rate in Cuyahoga County Steadily DecreasingInterventions in place to further improve outcomes CONTACT:Valerie GraceFirst Year November 17, 2020 – Since First Year Cleveland’s founding in December 2015 through year-end 2019, infant deaths throughout Cuyahoga... read more

FYC to partner with Village of Healing to engage Black professional women and aid in the reduction of Black infant deaths

Posted July 13, 2020 in Press Releases

CLEVELAND, OH – First Year Cleveland is committed to reducing the infant mortality rate in Cuyahoga County, with an explicit focus on Black infants, as they die at a rate four times higher than white... read more

First Year Cleveland Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Committee Launch OWN (Our Wellness Network)

Posted June 12, 2020 in Press Releases

OWN provides emotional and mental support to women and men who are experiencing pregnancy, infant loss, and early stages of parenting CLEVELAND - As part of the ongoing efforts to raise awareness regarding infant mortality rates... read more

Coalition of Nonprofits Commends Cleveland City Council for Passage of Resolution to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

Posted June 05, 2020 in Press Releases

COALITION OF NONPROFITS COMMENDS CLEVELAND CITY COUNCIL FOR PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION TO DECLARE RACISM A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS Next steps will address structural racism issues and poorer health outcomes affecting people of color through community-wide efforts... read more

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