Milwaukee Joins the Best Babies Zone Initiative

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The Best Babies Zone Initiative, a national initiative to reduce racial disparities in infant mortality, has announced that Milwaukee will be joining its list of communities. Best Babies Zone focuses on place-based strategies to mobilize community residents and organizational partners to address the social and structural determinants of health. The effort in Milwaukee will be led by the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County and the Mayor’s Office. It will focus specifically on the Westlawn neighborhood, located on the city’s northwest side.

Read more here: http://sph.berkeley.edu/three-new-communities-join-best-babies-zone-initiative-reduce-racial-inequalities-infant-mortality