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NHHS 8th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness at Scantlebury Park

August 17, 2018 from 12pm to 3pm
Save the date! We are hosting our 8th Annual #Family, Fun and FItness event this year on Friday, August 17th from 12-3pm at the Scantlebury Park in #NewHaven.We hope you will be able to join us and spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, everyone!There will be food, music, games, health information, and lots more!See More
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New Haven Healthy Start LunchTalk! at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

April 12, 2018 from 11am to 1pm
We are excited to continue with our LunchTalk! series. We will be viewing “White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books” a documentary produced, directed and written by Jonathan Gayles. This documentary is about representation on Black masculinity in comic books; a popular culture genre which existed before television and whose reach extends into other areas of cultural production such as movies and animated TV series.feel free to pass along to anyone that would be…See More
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NHHS Consortium/CAN Meeting at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street.

February 21, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
New Haven Healthy Start is ready to kick-off 2018 with a new opportunity for our members! In celebration of Black History Month, we will celebrate with a COMMUNITY SHARK TANK! To find out what the community Shark Tank is, RSVP and come to the meeting to find out the details for this exciting and fun opportunity!We will provide dinner, transportation and childcare. Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 20th!And as always, share the flyer and information with your family, friends, neighbors,…See More
Feb 9

Profile Information

Name of the Organization
New Haven Healthy Start
Contact Person
Kenn Harris
Job Title
Director
Contact phone
203-777-7086
E-mail
cchan@cfgnh.org
Interest
Early Childhood, Youth
Description Interest
New Haven Healthy Start is a program that helps pregnant women and mothers deliver healthy and happy babies. Its primary goal is to reduce the infant mortality and morbidity rate in the City of New Haven. The program was awarded a fourth round of federal funding in 2009 to:
help reduce New Haven’s remaining health disparity in infant mortality;
increase its emphasis on multi-pronged outreach strategy;
strengthen connections with new community resources;
enhance case management capabilities for working with women at high-risk of poor birth outcomes. (Special outreach will be made to teens, the homeless, and those who lack insurance coverage and who have had previous poor birth outcomes).

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Celebrating 29 days of Black Champions

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 9:39am 0 Comments

February is Black History Month!

 

We are excited to announce New Haven Healthy Start social media campaign, “29 Days of Celebrating Black Champions” to celebrate Black History Month in February 2016: #blackchampions4health

  

New Haven Healthy Start has identified 29 Black Champions for Health who have contributed their vast expertise, knowledge, power, and…

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