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Exciting news: We’re pleased Medicaid Expansion has passed in Missouri! Now more families, such as the ones we serve, will have access to health care. The Kansas City Star reports: “The state’s urban areas voted overwhelmingly in favor of expanded Medicaid. The rural areas voted against it by wide margins. It was in the suburbs […]

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Nurture KC is hiring a Strategic Initiatives Director (click for full job description). This position will direct the Mid-America Immunization Coalition (MAIC) and assist with public policy efforts. Applicants should send their resume and a letter of interest to info@nurturekc.org. 

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A letter from Nurture KC’s Executive Director … As I was listening to our annual meeting presenters make the case for the drivers of maternal mortality from personal experience to professional expertise, my emotions vacillated between appreciation for their insight and knowledge to frustration that maternal mortality is still such a problem nationally and locally.  […]

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Nurture KC is partnering with KC Healthy Kids to host virtual Family Engagement Nights this summer, including Safe Sleep Practices on July 7, Summer Fun and Safety on July 15, Immunizations: Protecting Yourself & Others on August 11, and a Community Resource Fair on August 26. All of these events are free, open to any […]

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Our June Update is full of valuable information about our upcoming annual meeting on “Addressing Maternal Mortality: Driving Data into Action.” It takes place July 17 via Zoom. The update includes all six inspiring speakers and topics, the registration link and more details. Also check out the update as it unveils Nurture KC’s immunization story […]

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Maternal mortality continues to be a health crisis in the United States. Therefore, the topic of this year’s annual meeting is “Addressing Maternal Mortality: Driving Data into Action.” You don’t want to miss this motivating presentation from national speaker and black maternal mortality advocate, Saleemah McNeil! We’ll also look at local initiatives and strategies to […]

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This is a difficult time in our country. Nurture KC is committed to serving and supporting the communities of Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS regardless of color, race or ethnicity. We condemn all forms of racist behavior and violence against the African American community. The disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates […]

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May was busy! Read our May Update to learn how Nurture KC provided grocery store gift cards and fresh produce for our Heathy Start families. We also were in the news this month promoting our #GivingTuesdayNow campaign and serving as a COVID-19 testing site in partnership with Truman Medical Centers. We opened registrations for our […]

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Each month, Nurture KC distributes an update with news highlights to help our members and friends of the organization stay informed. Read our April 2020 Update to learn about our upcoming #GivingTuesdayNow campaign, MAIC’s new logo, how Safe Haven keeps infants safe, how we’re serving our families through COVID-19, our new administrative assistant and our […]

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