A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.
Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood
What happens when a housing developer joins forces with health providers? Sectors come together for transformational community change.
Can a community market improve infant health? Can developing a local entrepreneurship culture reduce the number of babies born prematurely?
Opening a children’s museum seems an unlikely endeavor for a health care system. So does establishing a trendy restaurant district.
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Making the Business Case for Community Development: An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments
An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments
If you were to ask someone what comes to mind when they think of the Federal Reserve, health probably wouldn’t be one of the first topics! But in 2010 the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) co-hosted a Healthy Communities conference in Washington, DC. Since then, the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks and RWJF have been engaged in a joint effort called the Healthy Communities Initiative to deepen collaboration across the sectors of community development, finance, population health, and public health.
This year, many organizations working to advance health equity find themselves in a new policy environment than in years before. Advocates may be unsure of how to navigate shifting national priorities, budget changes, and policy challenges. Fortunately, we can look to leaders forging ahead on health equity efforts for guidance—particularly those from the community development, public …
Confused by acronym soup? Experts from the Georgia Health Policy Center dispel confusion and explain the differences between HIAs, CHNAs and CHAs and how you can use these tools to boost your work in the community.