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Great Beginnings for Black Babies

Los Angeles, CA | http://www.gbbb-la.org
Joined in August 2011

About Us

The overall mission of Great Beginnings for Black Babies, Inc. is to promote the healthy growth and development of babies, children, youth and families in communities of color by:

•Helping to improve pregnancy outcomes;

•Reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity rates;

•Educating women and adolescents on the importance of early and continuous prenatal care;

•Providing perinatal, parenting, nutrition and preventive education to pregnant and parenting women, adolescents and their families;

•Providing social support and mentoring;

•Equipping fathers with the necessary skills to play an active role in the care and support of their children;

•Raising awareness of disparities in health care services for women and children in targeted communities;

•Providing pregnancy prevention services and activities for youths and adolescents;

•Increasing the knowledge of health professionals regarding appropriate services for women and children.

Core strategies to achieve these goals include community outreach; prenatal care; social support and empowerment; care coordination; referrals and follow-up; case management; life skills training; pregnancy prevention; youth development; parenting education; and, after school and values programs.

The overall mission of Great Beginnings for Black Babies, Inc. is to promote the healthy growth and development of babies, children, youth and families in communities of color by:

•Helping to improve pregnancy outcomes;

•Reducing infant and…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Women

Location

  • 301 N. Prairie, Los Angeles, CA 90301, United States
    Suite #515

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