An organization instrumental in Milwaukee's fight against infant mortality could soon lose most of its funding.
"We still see black babies dying 3-4 times more so than white babies," said Clarene Mitchell, a spokesperson for the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin.
The Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) has helped save at least 8,000 babies since 1998, serving more than 500 families each year in its Milwaukee Healthy Beginnings Project. The initiative combats infant mortality in the black community, and provides assistance to families at risk.
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