The Culture of Health Leaders Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort. The Build Healthy Places Network is a partner agency in this program and we’re confident the program is a fantastic opportunity for community development professionals at CDC’s, CDFI’s, and related organizations who are already integrating health into their work.
Madeline White of America’s Essential Hospitals reports on the Build Healthy Places Network tour of The Villages of East Lake, a Purpose Built Communities site in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
Momentum is growing for preventing intimate partner violence through supportive, equitable community environments
Public health and planning professionals assume that holistic development benefits communities. But where’s the supporting evidence?
How do you know if you are building a healthier place?
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.