Hosted a webinar, which featured the release of a new Children’s HealthWatch Policy Action Brief: “Baltimore Mothers’ Stable Employment Promotes Child and Family Health.”

Children’s HealthWatch Webinar — Baltimore Children Depend on Maternal Employment: Stable Jobs are a Public Health Issue

This Children’s HealthWatch webinar featured the release of a new brief: Baltimore Mothers’ Stable Employment Promotes Child and Family Health, which presents new data on how Baltimore mothers’ difficulty in maintaining stable employment is linked to health problems in children’s crucial first years of life. A Baltimore mother shares her personal experience caring for children while struggling to find and keep stable employment. Dr. Maureen Black, Chief of the Division of Growth & Nutrition and Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Children’s HealthWatch co-principal investigator, discusses the brief’s findings. Rachel Tucker of Maryland Hunger Solutions, discusses public policy solutions to protect Maryland’s children during this crucial developmental period. Maryland State Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg’s Legislative Director, Aaron Glaser, provides valuable insight and perspective on these issues a policymaker serving the city of Baltimore.

Click here to view the recording of this webinar.