Topic: Network Publications

Measurement Across Sectors: Common Indicators for the Social Determinants of Health

Authors: Renee Roy Elias, Douglas Jutte, Alison Moore In this academic article published in Social Science and Medicine – Population Health, the Build Healthy Places Network explores what common metrics and indicators are used across sectors to measure health. The importance of social determinants of health (SDOH) —such as affordable housing, stable employment, consistent transportation, healthy food access, and …

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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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Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers

This resource from the Build Healthy Places Network guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems.

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Analyzing investment flows in comprehensive community revitalization: The case of Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco

Published in the Journal of Urban Affairs, the Network’s Renee Roy Elias’ study uses the case of housing revitalization in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood to determine the feasibility of analyzing public, private, and nonprofit investment flows related to the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative and HOPE SF.

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The Evolution and Future of the Healthy Communities Movement

Over the past four decades, the Healthy Communities movement has transformed traditional definitions and approaches to health.

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Community Development 101: An Overview of Community Development as a Partner for Health Equity

The Build Healthy Places Network presents an overview on the community development sector’s role in improving health equity.

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Healthy Communities: The who, what and where of achieving health equity

For the Colorado Health Foundation, creating healthy communities goes to the core vision of making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

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