Congratulations to Sharmain Harris on being named as one of Kenosha’s “20 under 40” for his work as WIC Father Involvement Coordinator! The Father Involvement Project, one of the LIHF grantee projects, is now fully integrated into the Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency with support from the WIC program. The … continue reading
Following Kenosha LIHF‘s successful Healthy Babies, Happy Babies event, the Kenosha News published an article “Resource Fair Promotes Child Health and Wellness“. This year marked the 4th year of Kenosha LIHF’s Healthy Babies, Happy Babies resource fair and diaper distribution event. Kenosha resident Avanti Cuff, attending the event with her 1-month-old … continue reading
Kenosha LIHF’s Infant Mortality Awareness Month activities are in full swing – check out their recent press release!
This September during National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, Kenosha LIHF is hosting two activities to promote infant health and safety: 2017 Community Diaper Drive The fourth annual Community Diaper Drive, sponsored by the Kenosha Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families and the Kenosha County Division of Health, aims to keep babies … continue reading
This blog post features “Pam’s Perusings” by Pamela Smith, Kenosha LIHF Program Coordinator, Kenosha County Division of Health. I hope you recognized the play on words in this blog title from the hit movie/book, “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped … continue reading
The Infant Mortality Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (IM CoIIN) is a national collaboration between federal, state, and local leaders to reduce infant mortality and improve birth outcomes. LIHF stakeholders have participated in several of the IM CoIIN initiative’s Learning Networks, including the Pre- and Interconception Care network and the … continue reading
Left: Tamara Thompson Moore, CLC. Right: DeAnna Tharpe. This blog post features “Pam’s Perusings” by Pamela Smith, LIHF Program Coordinator, Kenosha County Division of Health. In February, the Kenosha LIHF Collaborative sponsored an “Introduction to Doulas and Midwives” seminar presented by members of the Wisconsin Doulas of Color Collective (WIDoCC). … continue reading
Several Kenosha LIHF Collaborative members attended the recent Kenosha Unity Coalition informational summit. The Kenosha Unity Coalition aims to address violence as a public health issue. Kenosha LIHF’s leadership presented at the summit and are involved with the coalition because of the impact that violence can have on the physical and … continue reading