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.
Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation
Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood
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.
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.
Our team is regularly on the road, hearing and learning about how community development and public health are joining forces. In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.
How do neighborhoods impact health? Three public health experts considered that question during a lively online discussion Aug. 20. The conversation was part of the Network Commons, a virtual meeting place that connects practitioners committed to improving low-income communities and the lives of people living in them. In June, we heard from community development leaders. This …
This year, The Network is hard at work rolling out many different resources for community development and health practitioners. These resources will come in different forms, from a “jargon buster” that demystifies common industry terms to a one-stop shop of tools to measure the health-related impacts of community development. But the centerpiece of all these …