Working at the Intersection ofCommunity Developmentand Health

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What Field Leaders are Saying

“If I could make a wish for community development as a whole, it would be that we reach across the aisle in partnership with our colleague organizations in human development.”

Nancy Andrews, Low Income Investment Fund

“The Build Healthy Place Network is catalyzing the kinds of partnerships between community development and public health that have long been needed to end the marginalization and neglect of many low-income communities and communities of color. ”

Brian Smedley, National Collaborative for Health Equity

“The time to merge these two approaches - ameliorating the social determinants of health, and revitalizing low-income neighborhoods - is now.”

David Erickson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

“We'll have a powerful force working to improve health beyond medical care”

Jim Marks, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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