Topic: Community Development 101

Disrupting Poverty: A Market that Values Health

Poverty is complex, and breaking its grip requires multiple coordinated and sustained interventions. One program or policy won’t work in isolation. How do we create the right incentives and interventions to break the cycle of poverty? David Erickson, Director of Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, tackled this question at the 2016 Health …

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Community Development Sector 101: An Overview for Violence Prevention and Early Childhood Development Advocates and Other Community Practitioners

The Build Healthy Places Network staff presented a webinar for Prevention Institute and The Center for the Study of Social Policy on August 26th. The webinar provided an overview of the sector, a multi-billion-dollar sector that serves as an action arm for addressing through the development and financing of affordable housing, childcare centers, grocery stores, …

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NACCHO/NEHA Webinar: Community Development as a Partner for Health Equity

The Build Healthy Places Network staff presented a webinar for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) on May 18th. The webinar provided an overview of the community development sector, a multi-billion-dollar sector that serves as an action arm for addressing through the development and financing of affordable …

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