Tagged: Federal Reserve

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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Good physical health critical to economic well-being

The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Patrick T. Harker, talks about how improving the health of neighbors helps everyone.

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New podcast episode from the Federal Reserve highlights connection between health and economic opportunity

A new podcast from the Community Development departments of the Federal Reserve System looks at the benefits of access to healthy neighborhoods.

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Making Housing Healthier in Philadelphia and Beyond

Substandard housing has consequences on renters’ health and burdens the U.S. health care system, research shows. And the region served by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is no exception.

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In Texas, Cross-Sector Partnerships to Fight Suburban Poverty

As poverty moves to the suburbs of Austin, Texas, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas initiates partnerships between health and community development.

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Dispatches: Colby Dailey on the Community Development Work of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank

Colby Dailey, the Network’s Managing Director, caught us up on her recent trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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Addressing Health From All Angles in Milwaukee

Cross-sector leaders in Milwaukee share the goal of making the city healthier. Local leaders are working alongside the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on a set of reforms that aim to address the upstream determinants of crime, addiction and mental health issues.

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Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time

In Reno, leaders in the community development, public, and private sectors are tackling the barriers to health in one of its highest-needs ZIP codes.

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Federal Reserve Tackles Ties Between Poverty and Health

Introducing a blog series on the place-based partnerships happening through the Healthy Communities Initiative.

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Dispatches: Daniel Lau on Forming Partnerships with the Healthcare Sector

Our team is regularly on the road, hearing and learning about how community development and public health are joining forces. In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.

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The San Francisco Federal Reserve’s Ian Galloway on Health and Prosperity

Health and community prosperity are intrinsically linked. SF Fed Community Development’s Ian Galloway sits down with President John Williams to discuss the issue.

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Economic Opportunity + a National Culture of Health: Did You Miss a Game-changer?

If you missed the speeches by Williams and Lavizzo-Mourey that closed out last week’s National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC) in Los Angeles, you missed a game changer.

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Join us for the February 25 Network Commons: “Social Impact Investing for Better Health” at 10:15 am PT/1:15 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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How Do You Measure the Health of a Community?

A Q&A with Ela Rausch and Paul Mattesich on the new Metrics for Healthy Communities website.

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#NetworkCommons Kicks Off With Vibrant Discussion

This year, The Network is hard at work rolling out many different resources for community development and health practitioners. These resources will come in different forms, from a “jargon buster” that demystifies common industry terms to a one-stop shop of tools to measure the health-related impacts of community development. But the centerpiece of all these …

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