Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (Equity Institute) Cohort 2 Announced

Published Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013

The CityMatCH Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (Equity Institute), funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, is pleased to announce its 2nd Cohort! The three (3) newly selected teams, led by CityMatCH member health departments, are located in Orange County, FL; Seattle & King County, WA; and Shelby County, TN. The Equity Institute is a national initiative designed to strengthen the scientific focus and evidence base for realizing equity in birth outcomes in urban U.S. cities. During a two-year span, these teams will receive training to support them as they select, implement, and evaluate equity-focused projects aimed at reducing inequities in birth outcomes. These three (3) teams join the Equity Institute’s inaugural cohort comprised of Baltimore, MD; Dayton & Montgomery County, OH; City & County of San Francisco, CA; and Palm Beach County, FL. All rights reserved©