All Stories with Theme of: What Makes a Healthy Community

Video: A Holistic Approach to Community Development in Minneapolis- St. Paul

Learn how community developers are impacting the health of residents in a low-income housing complex in St. Paul and a senior center in Minneapolis, through two Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)-supported projects.

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Impact Videos

Videos by Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities partnerships to showcase their work in reshaping their environments to support healthy living and prevent childhood obesity.

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Hennepin Health: A Safety-Net Accountable Care Organization For The Expanded Medicaid Population

To illustrate how a collaborative effort to address social determinants of health can work in practice, this case study presents an in-depth examination of Hennepin Health, a county-based safety-net ACO in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and surrounding suburban communities.

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Revitalizing The West Chicago Avenue Corridor

As co-quarterbacks, the Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF) and the West Humboldt Park Family and Community Development Council (WHPFCDC) are revitalizing the West Chicago Avenue Corridor.

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Community Health Care

Community Health Care, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving residents of Pierce County, Washington, developed a new regional health care center in Tacoma.

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Hospitals Building Healthier Communities: Embracing the Anchor Mission

Six hospitals in five cities are recognizing that health is more than just treating sick patients, and are beginning to adopt new principles that can build more prosperous and healthier communities.

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Community health initiatives improve quality of life, build strong communities

This report highlights a few of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s community health projects that are working to revitalize neighborhoods by bringing in new resources and opportunities.

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The Story of the Buckingham Schools Renovation Project

VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.

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Monument Elementary School, Trenton, NJ

The New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK) helped to renovate the playground at Monument Elementary School in Trenton, NJ.

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Community Stabilization Case Studies: Showcasing Innovative Strategies in the NeighborWorks America Network

Through eight case studies, NeighborWorks America reveals how strong partnerships, defined target areas, and deliberate community engagement can be crucial in community stabilization and recovery.

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