Tagged: Community Development

How an affordable housing developer improved Austin’s health outcomes

What happens when a housing developer joins forces with health providers? Sectors come together for transformational community change.

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Resident-centered approach grows healthy babies and local economy

Can a community market improve infant health? Can developing a local entrepreneurship culture reduce the number of babies born prematurely?

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Building on Tradition, Catholic Hospitals Invest in Community to Improve Health

Opening a children’s museum seems an unlikely endeavor for a health care system. So does establishing a trendy restaurant district.

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [Application period closed]

An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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Partnering for a Healthier WorkFORCE

A rural approach to wellness in McDowell County, NC.

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Designing for Health in the Outer Mission

Daniel Lau, the Network’s Engagement Manager and researcher at the Green Health Partnership, attended a community meeting for Balboa Upper Yards housing and offers his neighborhood health takeaways

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Health: What’s the Fed got to do with it?

The Build Healthy Places Network is launching a new centralized source that catalogues the Healthy Community Initiative conferences sponsored by the regional Federal Reserve Banks that have taken place around the country.

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Health Equity in a Changing Policy Environment: Three Former Federal Officials Weigh In

At our Network Commons live discussion on June 19, 2017, three leading experts with federal-level experience discussed opportunities to promote health equity amid the current policy environment.

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How can HIAs and CHNAs be tools for community development?

Confused by acronym soup? Experts from the Georgia Health Policy Center dispel confusion and explain the differences between HIAs, CHNAs and CHAs and how you can use these tools to boost your work in the community.

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Start with the Outcome: Improving Communities with Outcomes Rate Cards

New outcomes-based tools allow governments to identify high priority outcomes, and to flexibly encourage activities toward achieving those outcomes with multiple interventions and strategies.

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A Ride to Better Health

Equitable transit-oriented development projects can help cities like Denver improve the health of their community.

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Join us for the June 19 Network Commons: “Advancing Health Equity Efforts in a Changing Policy Environment” at 10:00 am PT/ 1:00 pm ET

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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New Housing Options for an Aging America

As America ages, housing and community development allies work together to develop new choices for seniors.

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Germinating New Healthy Cross-Sector Collaborations

As part of our Healthy Communities Initiative blog series, we highlight the role of regional Federal Reserve Banks in supporting and enabling cross-sector collaboration across the community development and health sectors. Here we discuss the new and ongoing collaborations popping up in the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s District.

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Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare

Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH, Executive Director, attended Advancing the Anchor Mission of Healthcare in Washington D.C. in December, which brought together 43 health systems from across the country.

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