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Addressing The Health Needs Of Black Children In New Mexico

Gene Grant

June 22, 2018 – A Black Child Wellness Summit was held this week in Albuquerque. State and local officials and advocates convened to discuss strategies for improving the health of African American children in our state. Host Gene Grant sat down with the head of the New Mexico Office of African American Affairs to get details on the strategies that show the programs and strategies that appear to show the greatest promise for improving the well-being of black children and families.   

Yvette Kaufman-Bell, executive director of the New Mexico Office of African American Affairs

Full Report: The Well-Being of Black Children in New Mexico

Re-connecting With A Healthy Lifestyle: Traditional Foods

January 12, 2018 – In the final installment of our series “Re-connecting with a Healthy Lifestyle,” Antonia Gonzales and Sarah Gustavus examine the role of farming and traditional foods in increasing access to fresh produce in Native American communities. They visit the Pueblo of Tesuque in New Mexico and a community garden in Phoenix that’s run by the Native Health clinic.

This series was produced with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism and the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism in collaboration with National Native News.