Join 22 By 22
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is looking for organizations to join the 22 by 22 campaign, an initiative urging Congress to increase funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 22 percent by fiscal year 2022 (FY22). For more information or to sign onto the campaign, contact Carolyn Mullen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications Open for Best Babies Zones Initiative
Selected applicants will serve as leads to promote place-based, community-driven, multi-sector strategies to address the social, structural, and economic determinants of inequities in birth outcomes and promote health equity. Download the application for more information.
Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes
Teams will gain the opportunity to be a part of this high-visibility, national movement of urban communities instilling a data-driven focus on public health strategies to reduce inequities in birth outcomes. A major focus for this cohort will be on authentic community engagement and engaging in racial healing activities. Applications are due June 4 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Download the application for more information.
Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Healthy People 2020
May 23, 12-1 p.m. ET
Will discuss progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 Maternal, Infant, and Child Leading Health Indicators, as well as national and state efforts to reduce infant deaths and preterm births.