Tagged: public health

Dispatches: Renee Roy Elias on the Importance of Local Community Development Efforts

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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Dispatches: Renee Roy Elias on Engaging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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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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Children in class at Fairgate Farm

Vita Health & Wellness District, Stamford, Connecticut

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), …

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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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Dispatches: Project Coordinator Mia Kirk Reports from the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit

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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11 Quotes About Health and Community Overheard in 2015

This year we had the privilege of listening to leaders from health and community development—at conferenceson the ground, and at the #NetworkCommons—as they talked about their accomplishments and the challenges of creating healthy communities. The conversations were rich and provocative. Here’s what we overheard in 2015.

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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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National Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time for Sectors to Join Forces to Improve Health

In a new video, national leaders share why they take on the challenge of joining forces across sectors to improve low-income communities.

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Dispatches: Senior Associate Daniel Lau on Why Metrics Matter for Community Health Action

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 field(s). We caught up with our senior associate Daniel …

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