“The failure of our community to successfully address the longstanding issues of racism, poverty, and socio-economic disparities is killing our babies.”
Infant Mortality Study
Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. (JCCI)
Join us August 8 – 10 for a free two and a half-day training workshop addressing racism and infant mortality in Duval County. This workshop is being presented as part of the CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiative in partnership with the Genesee County Health Department in Flint, Michigan. The workshop will include:
- A presentation by the Genesee County Health Department on how its work to address racism has impacted infant mortality in the community.
- A wind shield tour of the community most impacted by infant mortality.
- Training by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a national and international collective of community organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social transformation.
- Creation of an action plan that will link participants with ongoing efforts to address racism in Jacksonville.
Space is limited! To participate, complete and FAX the registration form today to Jocelyn Turner, Duval County Health Department, 904.745.3015. Registration deadline is August 1, 2011.