Topic: Network Publications

Podcast Episode Featuring Build Healthy Places Network’s Douglas Jutte: Socially Determined

New Podcast Episode Featuring Build Healthy Places Network’s Douglas Jutte: Socially Determined

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Fostering Healthy Neighborhoods: Alignment across the Community Development, Financial Well-Being and Health sectors

Fostering Healthy Neighborhoods: Alignment across the Community Development, Financial Well-Being and Health sectors

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From Outcomes to Impact: An Exploratory Model for Estimating the Health Returns of Comprehensive Community Development

The potential health returns from community development investments are vast. This research estimates a nearly 300% rate of return from one such comprehensive development project in Washington D.C. and provides an ROI calculator to estimate health returns for other community development investments.

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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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PACDC: A Healthcare Partnership Playbook for Community Development

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations featured the Network’s Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers in the 2019 Vital Signals issues. Read the issue here. What does it mean for a community to be healthy? When you think about it, health is so much more than not being sick. A healthy …

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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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New Report Makes the Case for Linking Health and Community Development to Build Stronger, Healthier Communities

A new report explains why and how we should link the important work of the community development and health sectors.

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