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City Aims to Tackle Racial Disparities with Free Swim Program for Kids of Color

The New York City Health Department has launched “Making Waves,” a free swim instruction program set up in underserved neighborhoods to reduce the disproportionate risk of drowning among Black and Latino children in NYC. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black kids ages 5 to 19 are five times more likely to […]