Topic: #NetworkCommons

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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Community Development Financial Institutions as Health Equity Partners

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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Building Community Around Food Access

Joining Forces Grantee and Network Commons speaker, Jay Minkarah of DevelopSpringfield, discusses how partnering with CDFIs can help achieve health equity goals.

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Three Ways that Connecting with CDFIs is Furthering Health Equity Goals in Harris County

Joining Forces Grantee and Network Commons speaker, Jennifer Hadayia of Harris County Public Health, discusses how partnering with CDFIs can help achieve health equity goals.

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Addressing Healthcare’s Blindside in Albuquerque’s Southside by Joining Forces

Joining Forces grantee and Network Commons speaker, Michelle Melendez of First Choice Community Healthcare, explains how partnering with CDFIs can help a FQHC achieve it’s health equity goals.

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Three Health Systems Leaders Share How Hospitals Can Improve Health Beyond the Doctor’s Office

“We’ve got to be in the ZIP code improvement business.” -Tyler Norris, Kaiser Permanente Now more than ever, hospitals and healthcare systems are looking beyond the doctor’s office to address other factors that influence their patients’ health and well-being. How are they doing this? And why now? Our guest panelists shared their insights during our June …

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June 27th Network Commons Panelist Bios

          Quentin Moore Quentin J. Moore, MPH has practiced in the non-profit, community health and health care sector for over 16 years. He has a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Bachelors of Arts from Fisk University in Nashville, TN. …

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Join us for the June 27 Network Commons: “How Can Hospitals Improve Neighborhoods?” at 9:30 am PT/ 12:30 pm ET

Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

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Health and Community Development Leaders Agree: Early Childhood Investments Matter for Neighborhood Health and Well-being

There is ample evidence that ZIP code is important for children’s health, but how can community development best support the needs of children and their families? Three prominent leaders shared their insights and practical tips during our March 15 Network Commons event.   The Network’s Executive Director, Doug Jutte, moderated a rich discussion with three …

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March 15th Network Commons Panelist Bios

            Jim Marks James S. Marks, MD, MPH, who joined the Foundation in 2004, currently oversees all program, communications, research, and policy activities in support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s efforts to build a Culture of Health. Prior to joining RWJF, Marks served  as Assistant Surgeon General and director of the National Center …

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