The lone finalist to be Madison’s first independent police monitor pledged to build bridges with the community and between the community and l…
Lisa Peyton-Caire, founding CEO and president of the nonprofit, said the donation is a "testament to the trust the organization has garnered in delivering consistently strong outcomes."
Black mothers in the county are more than twice as likely as white mothers to have infants with low birth weight.
“This is a reminder every year of our progress along the way and why this work is so important and to stay energized in it,” Lisa Peyton-Caire, founding CEO and president of the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness, said.
An expanded birth coach program, a new Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance, and a screening tool to connect black pregnant women to commu…
Solutions include investing in a new software tool to connect black mothers to resources, a Maternal and Child Health Alliance and investment in a doula program.
“I just get pure joy when I walk in the door every day,” Lisa Peyton-Caire, founding CEO and president, said.
The Dane County Health Council and the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness said Friday the programs are expected to begin early next year as part of an effort to curb long-term racial gaps in maternal and child health.
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness in Madison plans to open Dane County’s first black women’s health and wellness center this summer on…
In 2016-18, the black infant mortality rate in the county was 12 deaths per 1,000 births, compared to 4.3 deaths per 1,000 births for white babies.
The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will host a panel discussion at the Coopers Tavern on Tuesday night.