Mississippi CHAMPS (Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices), a program of CHEER, has won a second national award for reducing racial breastfeeding disparities in Mississippi. MS CHAMPS is one of 10 US programs to receive the Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding Innovation Challenge Phase 2 award, created by the Office on Women’s Health to reward programs with a track record in increasing breastfeeding rates and decreasing disparities. CHAMPS was previously one of 15 awardees to receive the Phase 1 award in September 2021. As a Phase 2 awardee, CHAMPS received a prize of $30,000 and has an opportunity to advance to the final phase. Read the press release to learn more.