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Community Group Gives Peer Support to Breastfeeding Black Women

 Taijuan Moorman Community Group Gives Peer Support to Breastfeeding Black Women

In early December, a $4.5 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid was awarded to CelebrateOne, local partners, and emerging community organizations that address the disparities in birth outcomes and infant mortality rates as their missions. One of the organizations that received a portion of the grant is Black Lactation Circle of Central Ohio […]

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CelebrateOne, Partners Awarded $4.5M Grant

 Taijuan Moorman CelebrateOne, Partners Awarded $4.5M Grant

Public-private infant mortality initiative CelebrateOne and various partners have been awarded a $4.5 million grant. The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and Ohio’s Managed Care Plans (MCPs) announced that the grant would be awarded to 13 local partners led by CelebrateOne to address the disparity in birth outcomes experienced by African American women in Franklin […]

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CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition

Anne Evans Anne Evans CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition

CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition Signup Help improve birth and health outcomes for pregnant and/or parenting women and help more babies celebrate their first birthday. Join the CelebrateOne Southeast Coalition or Near East Coalition. If you have any questions, please contact Patrice Allen Brady at [email protected] Near East Coalition March 28, 4:30 p.m. – […]

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CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition

Anne Evans Anne Evans CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition

CelebrateOne Southeast & Near East Coalition Signup Help improve birth and health outcomes for pregnant and/or parenting women and help more babies celebrate their first birthday. Join the CelebrateOne Southeast Coalition or Near East Coalition. If you have any questions, please contact Patrice Allen Brady at [email protected] Southeast Coalition March 27, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 […]

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Report: Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, Racial Disparity Persists

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Report: Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, Racial Disparity Persists

More Franklin County babies lived to see their first birthday in 2018, but the disparity between black and white babies has persisted, according to a report released by CelebrateOne and Columbus Public Health. Last year, the county’s infant mortality rate dropped to roughly 8 deaths per 1,000 births, an overall 23 percent decrease from 2011. […]

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Combatting Infant Mortality Means First Having the Uncomfortable Conversation About Race

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Combatting Infant Mortality Means First Having the Uncomfortable Conversation About Race

“Combatting infant mortality locally means folks are going to have to get uncomfortable.” Jessica Roach will tell you herself: her plans to combat Columbus’ infant mortality rate aren’t revolutionary. Longstanding and commonsensical, they’re founded in the historical context, lived experiences, and quantitative research that describe the state of quality of life for people of color. […]

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