In Ashland, California, cross-sector partnerships between community development, public health, and city government are building community and reinvesting in housing.
Research is documenting the harmful effects on children when families must keep moving to find a safe, affordable home.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Momentum is growing for preventing intimate partner violence through supportive, equitable community environments
Public health and planning professionals assume that holistic development benefits communities. But where’s the supporting evidence?
Our Community Close Ups, a series of nine case studies, digs into how some of these forward-thinking projects have been accomplished.
Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation