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Network Commons: Three national leaders share how they got into the partnership game

Written by Build Healthy Places Network on June 13, 2018

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At our Network Commons live discussion on June 12, 2018, three national leaders discussed how they partner across sectors to create neighborhood-level health and well-being.

Everyone seems to be talking about the value of cross-sector partnerships to improve health and well-being, but how can Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and affordable housing developers leverage their assets and expertise for effective partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems? Where do you start?

This June 12th event provided a special preview of our forthcoming resource, “Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers. This event began to answer that question with three national leaders who are building impactful partnerships across the community development and healthcare sectors.

The Network’s Director of Strategic Programs and Research, Renee Roy Elias, with contributions from Alison Moore, author of the “Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers” moderated a rich discussion with three prominent leaders:


Rewatch the event.

Missed the event or need a refresher on our speakers’ practical tips? Check out this video recording of the June 12 event on the Build Healthy Places Network’s YouTube channel.

Learn More.

Check out these resources to learn more about the organization’s profiled in this event:

Continue the conversation.

We received so many great questions during the event. Thank you! Stay tuned for more from our speakers on some of the questions we didn’t have time to get to.  In the meantime, please continue the conversation via Twitter @BHPNetwork #NetworkCommons.

Catch up on Network Commons.

Interested in learning more about Network Commons? Check out highlights from our past events.