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Moving from talk to action on black infant mortality plan

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Moving from talk to action on black infant mortality plan

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On Dec. 5, more than 100 health advocates, health care providers and community leaders gathered to give feedback.
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Monday, December 10, 2018

In LA County, black babies are three as likely to die in their first year of life as white babies. In the spring, the county launched an action plan to close that gap, with an emphasis on addressing the role of chronic stress and racial discrimination. At a meeting Wednesday, county officials presented proposals for tangible steps to stakeholders. 

[This story was originally published by 89.3KPCC.]