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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Renovating Northgate Park in Camden, NJ

The New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK) helped to revitalize a local park in Camden, NJ.

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Community Solutions & The Brownsville Partnership

The Brownsville Partnership aims to increase job readiness and reduce long-standing economic and social isolation by providing workforce training and creating connections with workforce centers and employers.

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Step Up Step Down

Step Up Step Down is a short documentary that explores the need for revitalizing the dilapidated conditions of the public housing in San Francisco.

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LINC Housing

LINC Housing has a 30-year track record of developing quality, affordable homes in low-income neighborhoods across California.

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Jubilee Housing: Combating Poverty in DC

For more than 40 years, Jubilee Housing has provided affordable housing and opportunities for low-income individuals and families in Washington, DC’s Adams Morgan neighborhood.

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