Posted June 20, 2020 in Articles
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With an eye on decreasing the state’s high infant mortality rate, the Ohio House passed a bipartisan bill Thursday that would expand smoking cessation, dental visits and health and lead education.
House Bill... read more
Posted June 15, 2020 in Articles
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Infants and toddlers of color are more likely to be born prematurely, have low birth weight and live in challenging environments, according to a recent national report.
The State of Babies Yearbook: 2020,... read more
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
Posted June 12, 2020 in Articles
Black and Brown Americans are susceptible to higher rates of infant mortality, heart disease and even an advanced aging process.
Long before a white police officer killed George Floyd and sparked nationwide outrage, long before Covid-19... read more
Posted June 11, 2020 in Articles
CLEVELAND, Ohio – In October 2019, during a summit on equality, YWCA of Greater Cleveland and First Year Cleveland made the call for Cleveland to declare racism a public health crisis.
Eight months later, in the... read more