Topic: Healthy Communities Initiative

Health: What’s the Fed got to do with it?

The Build Healthy Places Network is launching a new centralized source that catalogues the Healthy Community Initiative conferences sponsored by the regional Federal Reserve Banks that have taken place around the country.

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New podcast episode from the Federal Reserve highlights connection between health and economic opportunity

A new podcast from the Community Development departments of the Federal Reserve System looks at the benefits of access to healthy neighborhoods.

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Germinating New Healthy Cross-Sector Collaborations

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. Here we discuss the new and ongoing collaborations popping up in the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s District.

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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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Making Housing Healthier in Philadelphia and Beyond

Substandard housing has consequences on renters’ health and burdens the U.S. health care system, research shows. And the region served by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is no exception.

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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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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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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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Federal Reserve Tackles Ties Between Poverty and Health

Introducing a blog series on the place-based partnerships happening through the Healthy Communities Initiative.

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