Tagged: collaboration

Designing for Health in the Outer Mission

Daniel Lau, the Network’s Engagement Manager and researcher at the Green Health Partnership, attended a community meeting for Balboa Upper Yards housing and offers his neighborhood health takeaways

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Health Equity in a Changing Policy Environment: Three Former Federal Officials Weigh In

This year, many organizations working to advance health equity find themselves in a new policy environment than in years before. Advocates may be unsure of how to navigate shifting national priorities, budget changes, and policy challenges. Fortunately, we can look to leaders forging ahead on health equity efforts for guidance—particularly those from the community development, public …

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Partnering with CDFIs: Catalysts for Sustainable Community Development

A health-focused revitalization effort in Roanoke, Virginia brought together a CDFI and many cross-sector partners.

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Growing Community Health on the Ground

Investments in urban greenery can empower communities and improve health.

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Where Health Meets Equity in Ohio

In Ohio, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and its partners address the legacy of discrimination.

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Listening Beyond the Big City: Improving Health and Opportunity in Midsize, Small, and Rural Towns

To provide opportunity for all, we must address the unique needs and concerns of midsize, small, and rural communities working to improve health.

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In Texas, Cross-Sector Partnerships to Fight Suburban Poverty

As poverty moves to the suburbs of Austin, Texas, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas initiates partnerships between health and community development.

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Cleveland’s Greater University Circle Initiative: An Anchor-Based Strategy for Change

In Cleveland, the Greater University Circle Initiative is a unique, multistakeholder initiative with a ten-year track record of generating job opportunities, avenues to affordable housing, improving neighborhoods, and cooperating on healthcare savings.

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Disruptive Strategies to Build a More Perfect Union

President and CEO of our partner LIIF, Nancy O. Andrews, was recently named as one of Living Cities’ Top 25 Disruptive Leaders and now shares her thoughts on disruptive innovation in community development and the importance of collaboration.

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Three Joining Forces Grantees Share How CDFIs Help Them Meet their Health Equity Goals

Across the country, new opportunities like the BUILD Health Challenge are pushing community organizations to form cross-sector partnerships in order to improve and promote . One valuable collaborative partner is the  sector, which brings public and private investment into place-based initiatives. How are communities leveraging  (CDFIs) and other community development organizations to address their population health goals? Our …

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Addressing Health From All Angles in Milwaukee

Cross-sector leaders in Milwaukee share the goal of making the city healthier. Local leaders are working alongside the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on a set of reforms that aim to address the upstream determinants of crime, addiction and mental health issues.

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Dispatches: Romi Hall Addresses Cross-Sector Collaboration at the 2016 NACCHO Conference

Romi Hall presented with the Build Healthy Places Network at the annual 2016 National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO): Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Health Equity and the Role for Community Development

Equity is a hot topic these days as our nation struggles with what is fair and just, and for whom.

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Bridging Community Development, Health, and Metrics

Despite growing interest in aligning efforts, questions remain about how to effectively foster cross-sector collaboration between the community development sector and philanthropy. Questions also remain about how to measure the health impact of community investments.

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Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time

In Reno, leaders in the community development, public, and private sectors are tackling the barriers to health in one of its highest-needs ZIP codes.

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