Tagged: Community Development

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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Building Healthy Communities Through Local Economy Strategies

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is linking the work of building strong local economies and vibrant communities with the work of improving human health and well-being.

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Building Health through Community Agency

By focusing on strengthening the capacity of community members, cross-sector collaborations will be more successful and inclusive.

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In Rhode Island, a Model for Upending Health Inequity

In 2016, the Rhode Island Department of Health established ten “health equity zones” across the state. The Local Initiatives Support Corp., a national CDFI, shares stories of success from their experience managing two of these zones.

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A New Responsibility for Children’s Hospitals: The Health of Neighborhoods

Children’s hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health — substandard housing.

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Partnering with CDFIs: Catalysts for Sustainable Community Development

A health-focused revitalization effort in Roanoke, Virginia brought together a CDFI and many cross-sector partners.

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Pathways to Healthy Housing in Austin, Texas

Austin is uniting multiple sectors like housing, healthcare, transportation and other services to tackle the social determinants of health.

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Growing Community Health on the Ground

Investments in urban greenery can empower communities and improve health.

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NYC to Build Largest Health Facility In Its History: A Neighborhood

On a remote hilltop in Staten Island, New York City is preparing for battle in the fight against one of the nation’s most deadly diseases…again.

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Post-Election Insights for Community Development Moving Forward at LISC Conference

Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement, caught us up on his recent trip to the Houston for the LISC National Leadership Conference.

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Rethinking Health Equity and the Right to Health

Mia Kirk, Program Manager, caught us up on her recent trips for the annual American Public Health Association and Opportunity Finance Network conferences.

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A Big Tent: Cross-Sector Community Development in Albuquerque

Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement, caught us up on his recent trip to the Albuquerque.

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Staying Healthy: The Role of Aging in Community

Significant financial barriers remain to older adults who want to age in place and stay connected to their communities.

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Cleveland’s Greater University Circle Initiative: An Anchor-Based Strategy for Change

In Cleveland, the Greater University Circle Initiative is a unique, multistakeholder initiative with a ten-year track record of generating job opportunities, avenues to affordable housing, improving neighborhoods, and cooperating on healthcare savings.

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Disruptive Strategies to Build a More Perfect Union

President and CEO of our partner LIIF, Nancy O. Andrews, was recently named as one of Living Cities’ Top 25 Disruptive Leaders and now shares her thoughts on disruptive innovation in community development and the importance of collaboration.

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