As part of our Healthy Communities Initiative blog series, we highlight the role of regional Federal Reserve Banks in supporting and enabling cross-sector collaboration across the community development and health sectors. This blog focuses on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s place-based strategies through the Working Cities Challenge in the city of Fitchburg.
What is the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and how can it be used to improve health?
Overcoming the challenges to linking the health return on investment to community development.
Over the past four decades, the Healthy Communities movement has transformed traditional definitions and approaches to health. This article draws upon an environmental scan of 38 Healthy Communities demonstration programs and provides an overview of the history, progress, and future implications of the Healthy Communities movement.
At our Network Commons live discussion on October 24, 2017, four leading measurement experts discussed how to measure neighborhood-level health and well-being.