Porter-Leath Children's Center
Commission AmeriCorps State Fixed Amount Grants FY 2011
A. Executive Summary Porter-Leath's 160 year history cements the agency's reputation as efficient and effective. AmeriCorps members serve in the vital Early Childhood Home Visitation program, combating the highest infant mortality rate in the nation with overwhelming success and cost effectiveness. This problem is not solved simply by policy change; members work one-on-one with the most at-risk populations in the city to make sure that each newborn is healthy from birth and grows up in a stable, nurturing environment.