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Powerful open data tool illustrates life expectancy gaps are larger in more racially segregated cities

Racial segregation has been associated with lower life expectancy. A new analysis using the City Health Dashboard shows that, overall, cities with higher levels of racial residential segregation have disturbingly large gaps in life expectancy—up to 30 years.

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August 8 Webinar: Bridging the Gap — Successful Health and Community Development Partnerships in Practice

Join the Build Healthy Places Network and NeighborWorks America in a webinar diving into the innovative work happening across the health and community development sectors.

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Fast Fact: Declining Supply of Affordable Housing Will Impact Seniors’ Ability to Age in their Communities

On average, only 35 affordable rental homes exist for every 100 extremely low-income renter households (households that earn 30 percent of the median income). Twenty-six percent of extremely low-income renters are seniors.

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Data That Speaks Across Sectors

The Build Healthy Places Network synthesized 18 tools to see what measurement indicators are shared across sectors.

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Network Commons: How Mixed-income Communities Can Promote Health

At our Network Commons live discussion on June 4, 2019, we talk through the promises and perils for mixed-income communities to improve the lives of people living in them.

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Join us for the June 4th Network Commons: “Advancing Health Equity Through Mixed-Income Communities” at 10am PT/ 1pm ET

Mixed-income communities have untapped potential to positively impact health outcomes for residents and by promoting inclusive social dynamics.

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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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Principles for Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities

For work across sectors in low-income communities to improve health and wellbeing.

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