Blog Archives

Navigating Change and Accelerating Promising Practices

By Sarah Strunk on September 26th, 2018

It’s rare that nonprofit staff have an opportunity to experience the inner workings of a healthcare foundation, let alone four of them. Healthy Places by Design had a unique opportunity to partner with staff from several health legacy foundations that compose the Health Legacy Collaborative Learning Circle (HLCLC).

Q&A with Camille McGirt of Healthy Girls Save the World

By Daijah Street Davis on September 19th, 2018

Project Manager Daijah Street Davis recently spoke with Camille McGirt about how Healthy Girls Save the World is making strides toward health equity in North Carolina, starting with adolescent girls.

The Problem with Cultural Assimilation

By Joanne Lee on September 12th, 2018

In a previous blog, I shared that the first time I truly felt like a minority or an outsider in this country didn’t occur until I was an adult. My paternal and maternal grandparents immigrated to Hawai’i from Korea and Japan, respectively, and I grew up there during a time when groups from other countries […]

Local Governments as Health Champions

By Tim Schwantes on September 6th, 2018

The Wake County Healthy Community Initiative