Nationwide, there are nine Zones in the Best Babies Zone (BBZ) network. In each community, a lead agency collaborates with residents and local partners across multiple sectors, including economic development, education and early care, health systems and services, and community systems and services. These groups work together to improve community conditions and reduce racial inequities in birth outcomes.

Cohort 3

Harlem, New York City, NYHough, Cleveland, OH;  Westlawn, Milwaukee, WI

Cohort 2

Near Eastside, Indianpolis, IN; Northside, Kalamazoo, MISoutheast, Portland, OR

Cohort 1 (Pilot Zones)

Castlemont, Oakland, CAHollygrove, New Orleans, LA; Price Hill, Cincinnati, OH