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Frequently, the neighborhoods where many residents grapple with poor health are the very same places where many people are living in poverty. And yet, too often, efforts to address health and those to address poverty are working in silos. Our new case study series shows how community developers working in low-income neighborhoods are integrating health into their projects in ways that are making a real difference in the lives of low-income residents.
Our case studies examine how the project came to be, who the key partners have been, and what kind of financing it took to make it happen. We ask about key turning points in the project, and we explore the outcomes being measured.
We also spell out how each site is addressing social determinants of health because, as the evidence continues to show, health is not just about going to the doctor. It is rooted in the conditions where we live, learn, work, and play.
In these first four case studies, you can learn:
Let us know what you think of these case studies, and check back for more between now and the end of the year.