Tagged: Research

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

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Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

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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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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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Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health Conference

Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement, travelled to Louisville, KY, to participate in the Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AcademyHealth.

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Dispatches: Alison Moore, the Network’s Research Associate, caught us up on her recent trip to DC for the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics workshop.

Alison Moore, the Network’s Research Associate, caught us up on her recent trip to DC for National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics workshop.

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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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Fast Fact: Health > Healthcare

This blog series features “quick evidence bites” that highlight the connections between neighborhoods and health and the need for cross-sector solutions for sustained impacts. Tweet these facts and share your own @BHPNetwork #ZIPmatters.   Fact: Over 50% of U.S. premature deaths are attributable to non-medical factors. Yet less than 5% of public dollars spent on …

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To Get the Right Answers, We Need to Question Our Questions

New data-collection tools that elicit consistent responses on health issues will be ready this fall. “On how many of the past seven days did you eat breakfast?” If I were to ask you that question, how would you answer? More importantly, how would you interpret the question? Over the past few months, Success Measures, a …

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Join us for the August 20 #NetworkCommons: Public Health’s “Aha” Moments at 12pm PT/3pm ET

    Anneta Arno                         David Fleming                      Reginauld Jackson              Doug Jutte Ph.D., MPH                          MD       …

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The Network’s Picks: The Power of Maps, Continued

Every week, we’re sharing our favorite maps, infographics, and videos that highlight the relationship between neighborhoods and health. Tell us what you think and share your own favorites @BHPNetwork.   This week, we’re continuing our series on maps that highlight the links between community development and health. What should be in your case-making toolkit for …

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In Lincoln, Nebraska, 150 Maps Reveal That Good Health Depends on Location, Location, Location

In the middle of the 19th century, cholera was ravaging London. Most assumed the disease was airborne, but one physician, John Snow, wasn’t so sure. Joined by an Anglican priest, he knocked on door after door in an affected community, marking the cholera cases on a hand-drawn map. The finished product revealed that the majority …

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Dispatches: Doug Jutte Reports From AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

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). Our executive director, Dr. Doug Jutte, was invited …

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The Build Healthy Places Network: An Update and a Welcome

I took my first job as a pediatrician in a community clinic in East Palo Alto, California. Although very close to affluent Silicon Valley, East Palo Alto is one of the poorest communities in the Bay Area, home primarily to new or first-generation immigrants from Mexico. To my surprise, and despite 25 years of education …

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Credit Builder: Q&A with Senior Associate Daniel Lau

Build Healthy Places Network senior associate, Daniel Lau, helped low-income families gain access to financial capital. He says our financial and physical health are more closely linked than many of us would like to believe. Build Heathy Places Network (BHPN): How does your background in helping families build financial capital inform the work you’re doing …

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Webinar: Data Tools for Change – The Child Opportunity Index

Wednesday, March 18, 2015; 10:00 am PST / 1:00 PM EST Register here —– Leaders at every level recognize that a child‘s zip code should not determine their well-being, but how can policymakers and practitioners ensure all children grow up in healthy neighborhoods? The Child Opportunity Index, a new tool from diversitydatakids.org and the Kirwan Institute …

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