Tagged: Investment

The importance of connecting placemaking, health, and community organizing

In Ashland, California, cross-sector partnerships between community development, public health, and city government are building community and reinvesting in housing.

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Tools of the Trade: Measuring the Health-Related Returns of Community Development

Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.

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Children in class at Fairgate Farm

Vita Health & Wellness District, Stamford, Connecticut

Hospital Partners with Housing Authority to Put Health at the Center of a Neighborhood Transformation

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Residents of Potrero Housing in San Francisco walk the property with manager, Uzuri Greene, San Francisco, CA. Bridge Housing, San Francisco, Bay area

Rebuild Potrero, San Francisco, California

Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

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Four Drew Charter School students in the Villages of East, standing outside the school.

The Villages of East Lake, Atlanta, Georgia

Tipping Point: Deep, Neighborhood-Scale Transformation Creates Lasting Change

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Produce displays and check-out stands at the new Whole Foods Market.

The ReFresh Project, New Orleans, Louisiana

Revitalizing People and Place with a Healthy Food Hub

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Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, Houston, Texas

Creating Access to Opportunity by Building a “Village Center” in a Houston Neighborhood

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Rolling Hills Apartments, St. Paul, Minnesota

Weaving Together Opportunities for Healthier Lives for a Diverse Immigrant Community

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Community Health and Literacy Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A hospital partners with a city to develop a health, literacy and recreation hub.

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San Pablo Avenue Corridor, Oakland, California

Community Development 2.0—Collective Impact Focuses a Neighborhood Strategy for Health

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Columbia Parc at the Bayou District, New Orleans, Louisiana

Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [Application period closed]

An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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RFP: Making the “Business Case” for Community Development [deadline extended to August 4]

Making the Business Case for Community Development: An Economic Analysis of Cost Savings and Societal Returns from Community Development Investments

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A Ride to Better Health

Equitable transit-oriented development projects can help cities like Denver improve the health of their community.

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A Different Type of Innovation in Boston: Housing Stability for Children’s Health

When you think of Boston what comes to mind? You may be thinking of American history, world class hospitals, top research institutions and winning sports teams. However, there is another side to Greater Boston, one where more than half of households are rent burdened (paying 30 percent or more of their income on rent) and income inequality is rising.

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