Topic: Expert Insights

Why Hospitals and Health Systems Are Becoming Impact Investors

Understanding the reasons hospitals and health systems are changing their investment strategies is important for all communities.

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A Framework to Improve Community & Enhance the Quality of Life of Millions

The WIN Measures tool is a living library of common measures using hundreds of data sources from across different sectors.

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Continuing the Conversation: Promoting Inclusive Social Dynamics in Mixed-Income Communities

The Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance highlights the best practices and follow-up take-a-ways from our June Network Commons.

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Powerful open data tool illustrates life expectancy gaps are larger in more racially segregated cities

Racial segregation has been associated with lower life expectancy. A new analysis using the City Health Dashboard shows that, overall, cities with higher levels of racial residential segregation have disturbingly large gaps in life expectancy—up to 30 years.

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A Hole in our Vision: Race, Gender, and Justice in Community Development

Nancy O. Andrews, former president and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund, confronts the unfinished work ahead for the community development sector.

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Principles for Our Field

The Principles for Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities set the grounding for new partnerships.

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Announcing: Health Begins with Home

The new initiative from Enterprise Community Partners ties health with housing.

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Opportunity Zones: Who benefits?

A new tool prioritizes Opportunity Zones for investment from a triple-bottom-line perspective based on the opportunity to deliver positive economic, environmental, and social returns.

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Measuring Resident Health Outcomes in Affordable Housing

A tool for practitioners to demonstrate the health benefits of affordable housing

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The Health-Housing Nexus: New Answers to Key Questions

The importance of housing to create health is increasingly proven.

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Toward a Population Health Business Model: and How to Pay for It

Watch David Erickson, PhD, of the Federal Reserve of San Francisco’s presentation at the Mayo Clinic’s Transform conference.

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Action Toward a New Old Brooklyn

Investigating a grassroots approach to community development addressing community health.

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Health Anchor Institutions Investing in Community Land and Housing

Anchor institutions are investing to support community control of land and housing

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Can federal housing policy influence healthy behaviors?

Non-senior adults receiving federal housing assistance are more physically active than similar unassisted adults.

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What Does It Take to Create a Community Investment Ecosystem? Insights from San Bernardino

In San Bernardino, CA, Dignity Health is helping spark partnerships and accelerate public-private collaborations to ensure that all residents have access to the resources they need for a healthy life.

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