Conversations that Matter (2012)

Conversations That Matter (download) A how-to guide for hosting conversations about race, racism, and public health. The how-to guide, developed through a collaboration with the Lee Institute, serves as a community-empowerment resource, assisting public health professionals in initiating open and honest conversations about racism’s impacts. It is intended to help MCH leaders navigate the terrain of talking honestly about…

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2012: PPOR – 15 Years of Changing the Way Urban Communities Approach Infant Mortality

15 Years of Changing the Way Urban Communities Approach Infant Mortality For over twenty years, CityMatCH has strived as an organization to reduce health disparities and translate the science of public health to practice. PPOR has played a key role in our history by demonstrating that addressing feto infant mortality rates in a way that empowers the community and utilizes the available data is…

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Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality (PEDIM) (2010)

Taking the First Steps: Experiences of Six Community/State Teams Addressing Racism’s Impacts on Infant Mortality (2010)  Exercises for Team-Building and Community Action Planning: A Toolkit for MCH Leaders Addressing Racism’s Impacts on Infant Mortality (2010) To address disparities in infant mortality, CityMatCH, the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), and the National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) – with funding from…

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Undoing Racism in Public Health: A Blueprint For Action in Urban MCH

Executive Summary Racial and ethnic disparities in health status persist and are even increasing in some areas. Eliminating health disparities is a sustained, strategic priority of CityMatCH, a national public health organization dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of urban women, children and families. Although public health is a relative newcomer to the field of “undoing racism,” CityMatCH’s…

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Undoing Racism in Public Health: A Blueprint for Action in Urban MCH (2004)

CityMatCH Undoing Racism Report (2004) Despite considerable efforts, racial and ethnic disparities in health persist and are even increasing in some areas. Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities is a sustained, strategic priority in CityMatCH‘s work.  In 2004, CityMatCH published Undoing Racism in Public Health: A Blueprint for Action in Urban MCH. This report aims to: Examine the scientific basis…

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