Topic: The Network's Picks

The Network’s Picks: Maps for Neighborhood Change

We’ve shared maps that make the case for why ZIP code matters for health. But how have local communities used maps to catalyze neighborhood improvements? The Communities of Opportunity initiative (COO) shows us how.

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Community Health

We know that there are health and economic disparities across communities especially when it comes to access to affordable housing, healthy food, and even neighborhood parks. Community Commons is an interactive mapping tool created to inspire change and improve communities. Thousands of databases are combined in categories such as income/economy, education, food, environment, and health. …

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Social Determinants of Health

We know that ZIP code matters for health in part because of social determinants of health such as access to affordable housing and healthy food. PolicyMap is an interactive data and mapping tool that can be used to analyze these and other social determinants at state, county, city, ZIP code, and census tract levels. PolicyMap …

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Residential Displacement and Gentrification

We know that Child Opportunity affects health and varies by zip code. So too a family’s opportunity, especially opportunity to access healthy affordable housing, with low risk of displacement due to gentrification.

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Child Opportunity

This blog series features 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.   We know that ZIP code matters for health – this is especially the case for children. The Child Opportunity Index tracks neighborhood factors that influence …

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The Network’s Picks: #MapsThatClick

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 sharing another map that can help you make the case for cross-sector collaboration. We know that just a few miles can shorten life …

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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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The Network’s Picks: The Power of Maps

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.   If you’re ever lost, you know the power of a map. But can maps also help tell your story? Last month’s #NetworkCommons offered great insights …

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