Tagged: Community Development

Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, Houston, Texas

Creating Access to Opportunity by Building a “Village Center” in a Houston Neighborhood

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Rolling Hills Apartments, St. Paul, Minnesota

Weaving Together Opportunities for Healthier Lives for a Diverse Immigrant Community

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Community Health and Literacy Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.

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San Pablo Avenue Corridor, Oakland, California

Community Development 2.0—Collective Impact Focuses a Neighborhood Strategy for Health

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Columbia Parc at the Bayou District, New Orleans, Louisiana

Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood

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How an affordable housing developer improved Austin’s health outcomes

What happens when a housing developer joins forces with health providers? Sectors come together for transformational community change.

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Resident-centered approach grows healthy babies and local economy

Can a community market improve infant health? Can developing a local entrepreneurship culture reduce the number of babies born prematurely?

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Building on Tradition, Catholic Hospitals Invest in Community to Improve Health

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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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [deadline extended to August 4]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL:
Making the Business Case for Community Development: An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [Application period closed]

An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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Partnering for a Healthier WorkFORCE

A rural approach to wellness in McDowell County, NC.

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Designing for Health in the Outer Mission

Daniel Lau, the Network’s Engagement Manager and researcher at the Green Health Partnership, attended a community meeting for Balboa Upper Yards housing and offers his neighborhood health takeaways

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Health: What’s the Fed got to do with it?

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.

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Advancing Health Equity Efforts in a Changing Policy Environment: Three Former Federal Officials Weigh In

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 …

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How can HIAs and CHNAs be tools for community development?

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.

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