Residential segregation is a fundamental cause of health disparities. We need to take steps that will reduce health risks caused by segregation and lead to more equitable, healthier communities.
Being poor carries serious lifelong health effects. Learning about children’s lives beyond clinic walls can help doctors provide better care.
Our Community Close Ups, a series of nine case studies, digs into how some of these forward-thinking projects have been accomplished.
In the early 2000s, Stamford Hospital began planning a major expansion. Located in Stamford, Connecticut’s West Side neighborhood, the 305-bed regional hospital envisioned a large new state-of-the-art addition to its facility. The hospital owned various pieces of real estate in the nearby neighborhood, but none were contiguous with its existing campus. Meanwhile, Charter Oak Communities (COC), …
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.
After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the founders of what became Broad Community Connections (BCC) started attending community meetings, and exploring with their fellow community members how to rebuild a city in shambles. These conversations highlighted some of the seemingly intractable problems that many central New Orleans residents had faced even before the storm, such …
A new report explains why and how we should link the important work of the community development and health sectors.
A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.
Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood