Community & Faith Engagement

Working to enhance and/or develop family and community systems that have a broad impact on reducing infant mortality.

Recommendation 1:  Faith-based

Engage the faith community to develop initiatives that address infant mortality

  1. Develop a First Ladies’ Network
  2. Fatherhood Initiative
  3. Develop Safe Sleep materials for the Faith community

Recommendation 2:  Community and Environment

Support Urban renewal in northeast Oklahoma City

  1. Join and support Urban Renewal efforts in NE Oklahoma City
  2. Address food and nutrition needs

Recommendation 3:  Government and Education

Increasing health care benefits/eligibility to pregnant women

If you would like to join the Community & Faith Engagement work group please contact Barbara Colbert at 405-425-4427 or barbara_colbert@occhd.org.