Tagged: #NetworkCommons

Health Equity in a Changing Policy Environment: Three Former Federal Officials Weigh In

At our Network Commons live discussion on June 19, 2017, three leading experts with federal-level experience discussed opportunities to promote health equity amid the current policy environment.

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Join us for the June 19 Network Commons: “Advancing Health Equity Efforts in a Changing Policy Environment” at 10:00 am PT/ 1:00 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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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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Community Development Financial Institutions as Health Equity Partners

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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Building Community Around Food Access

Joining Forces Grantee and Network Commons speaker, Jay Minkarah of DevelopSpringfield, discusses how partnering with CDFIs can help achieve health equity goals.

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Three Ways that Connecting with CDFIs is Furthering Health Equity Goals in Harris County

Joining Forces Grantee and Network Commons speaker, Jennifer Hadayia of Harris County Public Health, discusses how partnering with CDFIs can help achieve health equity goals.

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Addressing Healthcare’s Blindside in Albuquerque’s Southside by Joining Forces

Joining Forces grantee and Network Commons speaker, Michelle Melendez of First Choice Community Healthcare, explains how partnering with CDFIs can help a FQHC achieve it’s health equity goals.

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Three Health Systems Leaders Share How Hospitals Can Improve Health Beyond the Doctor’s Office

“We’ve got to be in the ZIP code improvement business.” -Tyler Norris, Kaiser Permanente Now more than ever, hospitals and healthcare systems are looking beyond the doctor’s office to address other factors that influence their patients’ health and well-being. How are they doing this? And why now? Our guest panelists shared their insights during our June …

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Join us for the June 27 Network Commons: “How Can Hospitals Improve Neighborhoods?” at 9:30 am PT/ 12:30 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 Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?

Low Income Investment Fund CEO and President, Nancy Andrews, talks about the future of community development.

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Health and Community Development Leaders Agree: Early Childhood Investments Matter for Neighborhood Health and Well-being

There is ample evidence that ZIP code is important for children’s health, but how can community development best support the needs of children and their families? Three prominent leaders shared their insights and practical tips during our March 15 Network Commons event.   The Network’s Executive Director, Doug Jutte, moderated a rich discussion with three …

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March 15th Network Commons Panelist Bios

            Jim Marks James S. Marks, MD, MPH, who joined the Foundation in 2004, currently oversees all program, communications, research, and policy activities in support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s efforts to build a Culture of Health. Prior to joining RWJF, Marks served  as Assistant Surgeon General and director of the National Center …

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CDFIs and Impact Investors Prove that Health Investments Bring Social and Financial Returns

At Network Commons, four community investment experts shared their experiences worked alongside local partners to invest in neighborhood health and well-being.

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Join us for the March 15 Network Commons: “Early Childhood and the Role for Community Development” at 10:00 am PT/ 1:00 pm ET

ZIP code is important for children’s health; community development is a critical factor in early childhood development.

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February 25th Network Commons Panelist Bios

            Emily Chen Emily Chen is responsible for the development of LISC’s health center initiative and is supporting implementation of the Healthy Futures Fund. She worked previously at the Primary Care Development Corporation as director of its Capital Investment unit and at the National Equity Fund (NEF), where she structured and …

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