The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has awarded $50,000 to Preservation Pennsylvania to protect African American cemeteries and burial grounds in the Commonwealth.
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Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality Outcomes in Pennsylvania
The state’s pregnancy-associated mortality rate in 2018 for African American women was 163 per 100,000 live births.
Pennsylvania inactivity levels are below the national average, but a closer look exposes sharp disparities between different groups
Pennsylvania’s inactivity levels fall marginally below the national average, according to a CDC report released earlier this year that estimated one in five adults were inactive in nearly every state across the nation.
CDC: Pennsylvania’s preterm birth rates decrease, data between ethnicities shows disparity
The CDC reports that Pennsylvania’s premature birth rate decreased between 2019 and 2020, but racial disparity in the data still exists across the state.