How First Year Cleveland is combating infant mortality in Northeast Ohio: Game Changers

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WKYCAngela Newman-White discussed her new role as the executive director of First Year Cleveland, now housed within the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. The organization was formed in 2015 to help address Cuyahoga County’s concerning infant mortality rate—one of the highest in the country for more than five decades. "We've got to fix a broken system because the system has been broken, historically broken. And so I think that we haven't set up anyone equitably for success," Newman-White said.

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