Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation
Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood
A health-focused revitalization effort in Roanoke, Virginia brought together a CDFI and many cross-sector partners.
Guest blogger, Patrick O’Neill, CEO of New Jersey-based social venture, Amp Your Good, tells us how everyday consumers—with the help of technology—can make healthy foods more readily available for all, one food drive at a time.
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.
Can grocery stores improve community health and well-being? For me, the answer is “yes.” Prior to my current work at the Build Healthy Places Network, I worked for a decade as a community planner committed to expanding access to healthy foods in low-income communities nationwide. One of my first projects was in Pittsburgh’s Hill District …