Linking Community Development and Health

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erickson-testimonyDavid Erickson of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco discusses how the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America can help bridge the gap between health and community development. Erickson builds on the RWJF Commission’s initial recommendations to show how community development can improve health, calling for the merging of two key approaches—ameliorating the social determinants of health, and revitalizing low-income neighborhoods.