55% OF SLEEP RELATED INFANT FATALITIES IN MISSOURI WERE DUE TO CO-SLEEPING
2021 SEVEN SLEEP RELATED DEATHS DUE TO CO-SLEEPING HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY
THE Kansas City POLICE DEPARTMENT
29 UNSAFE SLEEP DEATHS WERE REPORTED FROM 2015-2019-- 20 WERE AFRICAN AMERICAN
JUNETEENTHKC IN PARTNERSHIP
WITH HOME STATE HEALTH AND HEALTHY BLUE MISSOURI
WILL NOW BE OFFERING SAFE SLEEP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INFANT DEATH DUE TO UNSAFE SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES
WITHIN OUR COMMUNITIES.
Prevent sleep-related accidents and Infant loss
within our community
Are you a new/expecting family interested in receiving
Safe Sleep education to reduce the risk of sleep related accidents or death in the home?
JuneteenthKC is excited to work with Healthy Blue Missouri
& Home State Health
to provide safe sleep education
for parents/guardians interested
in learning how to reduce
the risk of sleep related accidents
or infant deaths.
Click here to register for our NEXT Safe Sleep training opportunity AND QUALIFY to receive a FREE CRIB OR SAFE SLEEP SUPPLIES!
ELIGIBILITY REQUIReMENTS to receive a free crib:
**Must reside in: Jackson, Johnson, Platte, Cass or Clay County
**Participant receives Medicaid
(or is eligible)
**Participant receives WIC/TANF
(or is eligible)
**Has a child 12 months or younger that parent provides a sleeping environment at least 50% of the week
**Pre-natal participants must be at least 7 months pregnant or 60 days from the anticipated delivery date
**Parents must participate in an hour long safe sleep virtual training hosted by JuneteenthKC
**Participant must complete a Pre & Post
Safe Sleep assessment
The royale gardening club
JuneteenthKC is excited to partner with Royale Cohesive Network to continue to provide hands on learning experiences for children & families interested in community healthy lifestyle activities. The Royale Garden will feature customized gardening activities that promote positive social interactions in addition to developing ways to introduce fresh fruits and vegetables to family meal plans.
All participants will receive (FOR FREE):
*At-Home Gardening Kits
*Free Snack/Lunch during group activities
*The ability to take home harvested crops
*Opportunities to learn how to develop a product & sell at local Farmer's Market Events
*LIFELONG Gardening Friends