#BlackMomsMatter

The unfortunate truth is that implicit and unconscious biases are embedded in our medical system. These biases can affect the quality of care received by people of color.

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Alexia Ball | Citizen Spotlight

Alexia Ball is a Peer Advocate for the Ohio Equity Institute (OEI). OEI is a statewide program—run locally by Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH)—to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality. HCPH works with Cradle Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Health Department to implement and support infant mortality initiatives in the 45240 and 45225 zip code areas. OEI…

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Jenetta Thomas, R.N. | Citizen Spotlight

Jenetta Thomas is a Peer Advocate for the Ohio Equity Institute (OEI). OEI is a statewide program—run locally by Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH)—to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality. HCPH works with Cradle Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Health Department to implement and support infant mortality initiatives in the 45240 and 45225 zip code areas. OEI…

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Woodlawn THRIVES with new pedestrian bridge, CitiRAMA

From last spring’s replacement of the Mill Creek pedestrian bridge to October’s CiTiRAMA, the Village of Woodlawn is THRIVING! We recently spoke with Vice Mayor Mike Donohue about what’s going on in this WeTHRIVE! community. Woodlawn is the first community outside of Cincinnati to land CitiRAMA Mike has lived in the village for…

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Lincoln Heights increases recycling by 453%

Thanks to a new curbside recycling program, Lincoln Heights residents recycled 17.63 tons in the first six months of 2017. This is a 453 percent increase in tons recycled over the same period in 2016. Under the leadership of Council Member Linda Childs-Jeter, the village is working with Hamilton County Recycling and Solid…

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