WestSouthwest March 23, 2015

Mar 23, 2015

March 12th meeting of Kalamazoo Infant Mortality Initiative at WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Credit YWCA of Kalamazoo

On this edition of WestSouthwest, an update on the  effort to reduce black infant mortality in Kalamazoo and the continued debate over wolf hunting. 

  

Four months ago, the Kalamazoo Infant Mortality Community Action Initiative was launched to curb the high rate of black babies dying during the first year of life in Kalamazoo. WMUK's Earlene McMichael gets an update on the progress made so far. She speak with Kalamazoo YWCA CEO Grace Lubwama, WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine Director of Community Research Catherine Kothari and Director of Community Services for the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department Lucinda Swinson. 

Michigan Tech University Biologist John Vucetich speaks at Western Michigan University on March 26th and 27th. WMUK's Sehvilla Mann talks with him about the ongoing debate over wolf hunting in Michigan.