The South Los Angeles/South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team (CAT) is a collaborative partnership between the Los Angeles County Health Agency, community-based organizations, health care providers, community residents, faith-based organizations, and community businesses united in one purpose: to end African American/Black infant and maternal mortality in the South Los Angeles/South Bay community.

Mission Statement

To reduce African American/Black infant and maternal mortality in South Los Angeles/South Bay by addressing the impact of racism, catalyzing community action, and promoting wellness and equitable healthcare strategies for African American/Black families.

Vision Statement

We strive to create systemic change to ensure that every African American/Black woman, infant, child, and man lives wholly and thrives; is treated with dignity and respect, and has access to unbiased, humane, and equitable services that support and enhance their health and well-being.

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