The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations featured the Network’s Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers in the 2019 Vital Signals issues. Read the issue here. What does it mean for a community to be healthy? When you think about it, health is so much more than not being sick. A healthy …
Developed by the University of Illinois Chicago’s Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement this toolkit presents strategies for addressing the pressures of gentrification in a community during different phases of gentrification.
This literature review will document the vast bodies of scholarship that have sought to
examine the issues of gentrification and displacement.
PolicyLink and the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy created this primer on how to view the issue of gentrification.
In 2015, Communities Joined in Action (CJA) launched this take-home advice series to accelerate local organizations’ efforts toward achieving better health and well-being for their communities. This marks the sixth issue in this series, which is based on semiannual surveys of leaders from organizations catalyzing population health in order to provide usable information for communities. …
This study from The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy supports that inclusionary housing programs are an increasingly prevalent tool for producing affordable housing.
A joint publication initiative between the National Academy of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, identifies national examples of cross-sector collaboration to improve public health.
A side by side comparison of the regulatory structures and policy goals of the Community Reinvestment Act and Non-Profit Hospital Community Benefit.
This report by the New York State Health Foundation outlines which hospitals in New York State and nationally are addressing non-medical determinants of community population health, as well as facilitators of and barriers to this work.
Imagine a healthy community as a connect-the-dots landscape painting. Each “dot” has its place and purpose: affordable housing, a vibrant economy, safe streets and public transportation, a high quality public education system, easy access to fresh food and safe recreation, and a healthcare system that provides both preventative and responsive services. When connected as designed …
This 90-minute webinar includes a short overview of the Health in all Policies approach, and an introduction to the work of Baltimore’s Cross Agency Health Taskforce and Sonoma’s Health Action, including history, accomplishments, and a discussion of the lessons learned from these exciting local initiatives.
A policy guide by geared toward state and local government leaders seeking to use intersectoral collaboration to promote healthy environments.
We need a more coordinated and integrated approach among housing, environmental health, and public health agencies.
How can FQHCs and local health departments work together to advance community health?