Tagged: public health

What is the business case for community development?

Public health and planning professionals assume that holistic development benefits communities. But where’s the supporting evidence?

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Children in class at Fairgate Farm

Vita Health & Wellness District, Stamford, Connecticut

Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation

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Residents of Potrero Housing in San Francisco walk the property with manager, Uzuri Greene, San Francisco, CA. Bridge Housing, San Francisco, Bay area

Rebuild Potrero, San Francisco, California

Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

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Community Health and Literacy Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [Application period closed]

An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [deadline extended to August 4]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL:
Making the Business Case for Community Development: An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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In Rhode Island, a Model for Upending Health Inequity

In 2016, the Rhode Island Department of Health established ten “health equity zones” across the state. The Local Initiatives Support Corp., a national CDFI, shares stories of success from their experience managing two of these zones.

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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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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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Sharing Data Across Sectors to Build Healthy Environments

Through the integration of health data and evidence from sectors like housing and education, local residents and leaders have the ability to better detect problems, test interventions, and ultimately transform environments to improve health.

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Fast Fact: More than $32 billion is spent on DSRIP in 8 states.

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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Age-Friendly Health Centers: A Proving Ground for Change

Wouldn’t we all like to age in our homes and communities, surrounded by what is familiar, supported by a health care team that really understands who we are and how to serve us as individuals with unique needs?

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Dispatches: Romi Hall Addresses Cross-Sector Collaboration at the 2016 NACCHO Conference

Romi Hall presented with the Build Healthy Places Network at the annual 2016 National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO): Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Health Equity and the Role for Community Development

Equity is a hot topic these days as our nation struggles with what is fair and just, and for whom.

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Dispatches: Doug Jutte on the Role Public Health Institute’s Can Play in Community Development

Doug Jutte, the Network’s Executive Director, caught us up on his recent trip to the National Network of Public Health Institute’s annual conference in New Orleans, LA.

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