Community and Family

Maternity care crisis (averted?)

In the past two decades, 13 of the city’s 19 maternity wards have closed. Philadelphia’s maternal mortality rate is high, especially for women of color. Cause and effect? Not so fast, says Malcolm Burnley, who takes a deep look at the factors contributing to poor maternal health outcomes in the city. | From: Generocity
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Community and Family

Wake Up With WURD – Jason Miller

Jason Miller is the CEO of Families Forward Philadelphia which meets the needs of Philadelphia’s homeless families. He joins Wake Up With WURD to talk about the organization and why homeless families are often looked over. | From: WURD Radio (Read more.)

Community and Family

Babies should matter more than billionaires

From The Philadelphia Tribune: U.S. Census Bureau figures for 2017 released last week show nearly one in five children in America still lives in poverty, making them the poorest age group in our country. Almost one-third of the 39.7 million poor people in the United States are children. (Read more.)