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America's Black Babies Are Paying For Society's Ills. What Will We Do To Fix It?

News for 06.28.18
06.28.18
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Priska Neely | KPCC

In May 2018 Priska Neely from NPR's KPCC, visited BBZ Castlemont in Oakland, CA as well as the BBZ National Office at UC Berkeley, to see how the BBZ Approach is working to reduce racial inequities in infant mortality.

Oakland and the Best Babies Zone was featured in her article published in the LAist, which is the digital form of KPCC. Click on the link below to read the full article, which is a culmination of her reporting over the past few months and includes scenes from L.A., Oakland and Ohio:

Priska asked BBZ Post-Doctoral Fellow, Becky Reno how the BBZ Initiative fits into the larger picture of narrowing the gap: "this is not a simple issue and this is not something that one single initiative alone is going to address. It's really rooted in all of these historic injustices."

America's Black Babies Are Paying For Society's Ills. What Will We Do To Fix It?

Audio podcast released July 12,2018

Saving black babies by saving a whole neighborhood