Tagged: Social and Community Context

Building Healthy Communities Through Local Economy Strategies

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is linking the work of building strong local economies and vibrant communities with the work of improving human health and well-being.

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Pathways to Healthy Housing in Austin, Texas

Austin is uniting multiple sectors like housing, healthcare, transportation and other services to tackle the social determinants of health.

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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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Call for Applications: Culture of Health Leaders 2017

The RWJF funded Culture of Health Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-19 cohort. This 3-year leadership development program offers a $20,000 stipend annually for up to 50 participants.

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The New Housing Call for Pediatricians

One Boston-based pediatrician tells us how by investing in innovative solutions that ensure stable, affordable housing, we can ensure that all children have the opportunity to live happy, healthy lives.

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Playing Matchmaker for UnitedHealthcare and an Arizona Neighborhood

Pedro Cons of Chicanos Por La Causa “shot for the moon” and launched a stellar partnership with UnitedHealthcare that’s improving homes, health, and opportunity in Phoenix’s Maryvale neighborhood.

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Health-mapping every ZIP code in Arizona

The Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities utilized data from the Arizona Healthy Communities Opportunity Index to create maps on what’s happening with health across the state by ZIP code.

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Healthy Communities: The who, what and where of achieving health equity

For the Colorado Health Foundation, creating healthy communities goes to the core vision of making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

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New Research Can Help Health and Housing Experts Arrive at a Common Messaging Frame

In February, Enterprise Community Partners released new research conducted in conjunction with the Center for Outcomes Research and Education, which provided quantitative evidence of the long-term positive impact that affordable housing has on health outcomes for the most vulnerable and difficult to serve.

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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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