Tagged: Community Development

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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Three Joining Forces Grantees Share How CDFIs Help Them Meet their Health Equity Goals

Across the country, new opportunities like the BUILD Health Challenge are pushing community organizations to form cross-sector partnerships in order to improve and promote . One valuable collaborative partner is the  sector, which brings public and private investment into place-based initiatives. How are communities leveraging  (CDFIs) and other community development organizations to address their population health goals? Our …

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Dispatches: Doug Jutte on the Role of Community Economic Development Associations in Health Equity

Doug Jutte, the Network’s Executive Director, caught us up on his recent trip to the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations’s annual conference.

 

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