Did you know…

Did you know that twice as many Black babies die before they reach their first birthday? Did you know that in some cities the rate of Black infant mortality is three-times the national average? NBEC’s first report will compile a comprehensive data set on where and why Black babies are dying. The report will feature effective evidence-based practices and policies for reducing Black infant mortality.

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH (SDOH)

Improve access to
social determinant
pathways that impact
mom and baby

EDUCATION

Job Training

Alternative Schools

Neighborhood Schools

RACISM

Institutionalized

Personally Mediated

Internalized

INSURANCE

Paid Medical and Family Leave

for Hourly Wage Earners

Medicaid Expansion

INCOME

Earned Income Tax Credit

Minimum Wage

Equal Pay for Women

FATHERHOOD/MALE INITIATIVES

Fatherhood Consortium

Opportunity Youth

COMMUNITY HEALTH

Doulas / CHW

Centering Pregnancy

Disaggregated Data

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Grocery Stores, Bus Routes

Libraries, Parks

HOUSING

Gentrification, Section 8 Vouchers,

Segregation, Home Ownership

LEGAL

Zero Tolerance

School To Prison Pipeline

PSYCHOSOCIAL

Mental Health

Counselors In Schools

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Trees

Green Spaces VS. Landfills

and Chemical Plants