News 12 New Jersey: CDC Drowning Report Findings

According to the CDC, Black children are five and a half times more likely to drown in a swimming pool than white children. News12 joins Goldfish - Livingston Swim Instructor Drew Steele to talk about Learn to Swim opportunities through Goldfish and the USA Swimming Foundation, as well as the importance of all children having access to swim lessons. The segment also dives into Black People Will Swim's initiative to squash stereotypes and helping ensure the next generation of Black and Brown children know how to swim. 

Watch the segment here!

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