Milwaukee will gain partner in its fight to reduce racial disparities in infant mortality rate

November 14, 2017

Journal Sentinel: Best Babies Zone, a national initiative to reduce racial disparities in infant death rates, announced that it has added Milwaukee's Westlawn neighborhood to its list of communities that will receive its support. 

While no funding is associated with the initiative, Westlawn will join communities in nine other cities that, through the Best Babies Zone program, work with national experts to develop new strategies to address the seemingly intransigent disparity in the rate at which white and black babies die in Milwaukee.

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