Tagged: Community Development

Bridging the Gap — Successful Health and Community Development Partnerships in Practice

Interested in developing a health strategy with partnerships outside of your own sector? Our August 8th webinar explored how to do it.

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A Hole in our Vision: Race, Gender, and Justice in Community Development

Nancy O. Andrews, former president and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund, confronts the unfinished work ahead for the community development sector.

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Announcing: Health Begins with Home

The new initiative from Enterprise Community Partners ties health with housing.

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The Health-Housing Nexus: New Answers to Key Questions

The importance of housing to create health is increasingly proven.

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Action Toward a New Old Brooklyn

Investigating a grassroots approach to community development addressing community health.

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From the Build Healthy Places Network: “Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers”

This playbook guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems. Gain practical advice on navigating the vast healthcare ecosystem with your organizational assets in mind. Create your roadmap for partnership!

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Building Better Partnerships Way, Way Upstream

The Surgeon General of the United States tours a neighborhood that has transformed its health outcomes through community development.

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The importance of connecting placemaking, health, and community organizing

In Ashland, California, cross-sector partnerships between community development, public health, and city government are building community and reinvesting in housing.

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Unstable, Unsafe Housing Damages Children’s Brains

Research is documenting the harmful effects on children when families must keep moving to find a safe, affordable home.

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Investing in Community through Rhode Island’s Health Equity Zones

At a recent community event, someone made a reflection that stuck with me. “The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety,” said Jonathan Goyer, an expert advisor to Governor Gina Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force and a person in long-time recovery. “It’s connectedness.”

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Tools of the Trade: Measuring the Health-Related Returns of Community Development

Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.

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Call for Applications: Culture of Health Leaders 2018

The Culture of Health Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort.  The Build Healthy Places Network is a partner agency in this program and we’re confident the program is a fantastic opportunity for community development professionals at CDC’s, CDFI’s, and related organizations who are already integrating health into their work.

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Revitalized East Lake Neighborhood Shows Value of Targeting Social Determinants of Health

Madeline White of America’s Essential Hospitals reports on the Build Healthy Places Network tour of The Villages of East Lake, a Purpose Built Communities site in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Safe neighborhoods, safe relationships: the role of community development

Momentum is growing for preventing intimate partner violence through supportive, equitable community environments

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What is the business case for community development?

Public health and planning professionals assume that holistic development benefits communities. But where’s the supporting evidence?

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