Tagged: Economic Stability

A Big Tent: Cross-Sector Community Development in Albuquerque

Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement, caught us up on his recent trip to the Albuquerque.

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Dispatches: Colby Dailey on the Community Development Work of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank

Colby Dailey, the Network’s Managing Director, caught us up on her recent trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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Dispatches: Doug Jutte on the Role of Community Economic Development Associations in Health Equity

Doug Jutte, the Network’s Executive Director, caught us up on his recent trip to the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations’s annual conference.

 

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Dispatches: Daniel Lau on Forming Partnerships with the Healthcare Sector

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.

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Dispatches: Renee Roy Elias on the Importance of Local Community Development Efforts

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.

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The San Francisco Federal Reserve’s Ian Galloway on Health and Prosperity

Health and community prosperity are intrinsically linked. SF Fed Community Development’s Ian Galloway sits down with President John Williams to discuss the issue.

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Healthy Futures Fund Moves Past Pilot to Impact

Expert Insight: Emily Chen from LISC discusses the value of looking at community development through a health lens.

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Economic Opportunity + a National Culture of Health: Did You Miss a Game-changer?

If you missed the speeches by Williams and Lavizzo-Mourey that closed out last week’s National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC) in Los Angeles, you missed a game changer.

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Join us for the February 25 Network Commons: “Social Impact Investing for Better Health” at 10:15 am PT/1:15 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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Investment Fast Fact: Partners in Progress

Established in 2014, Partners in Progress (PIP) is an initiative created by the Citi Foundation, in partnership with the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) to boost economic progress and health in low-income communities nationwide.

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Dispatches: Project Coordinator Mia Kirk Reports from the 2016 Women’s Policy Summit

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.

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Three Takeaways for the Field: Grocery Stores as Community Development

Can grocery stores improve community health and well-being? For me, the answer is “yes.” Prior to my current work at the Build Healthy Places Network, I worked for a decade as a community planner committed to expanding access to healthy foods in low-income communities nationwide. One of my first projects was in Pittsburgh’s Hill District …

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New Report Makes the Case for Linking Health and Community Development to Build Stronger, Healthier Communities

A new report explains why and how we should link the important work of the community development and health sectors.

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National Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time for Sectors to Join Forces to Improve Health

In a new video, national leaders share why they take on the challenge of joining forces across sectors to improve low-income communities.

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Residential Displacement and Gentrification

We know that Child Opportunity affects health and varies by zip code. So too a family’s opportunity, especially opportunity to access healthy affordable housing, with low risk of displacement due to gentrification.

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