Posted August 16, 2018 in Articles
The number of babies dying before they reach their first birthday in Cuyahoga County, and specifically in Cleveland, is inching downward, but still frighteningly high. What's growing is the gap between white and black babies.... read more
Posted August 05, 2018 in Articles
A lot underlies persistently high infant mortality rates in parts of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. Poor maternal health, lack of health access, inadequate education about safe sleep practices and insufficient breastfeeding support lead the list... read more
Posted July 20, 2018 in Articles
CLEVELAND, Ohio--Plans to reduce the county's shockingly high rate of black infant mortality and narrow the huge and growing racial divide in infant deaths in our area have started to take shape.
With hope to combat... read more
Posted June 27, 2018 in Articles
CLEVELAND -- Fresh calls for summits to address long-standing challenges in Greater Cleveland will fail to catalyze enduring, positive change if we don't first address a foundational, yet often ignored issue: the lack of trust... read more
Posted May 31, 2018 in Articles
The agency that helps finance low- and moderate-income housing in Ohio is giving developers incentives to reduce infant mortality.
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency has awarded close to $8 million in tax credits to 10 developments... read more