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Our First Year as Healthy Places by Design

By Risa Wilkerson on December 18th, 2018

Why we changed our name, re-charted our path, and questioned our core values

Are You Saying What You Mean?

By Daijah Street Davis on December 12th, 2018

In early October, I attended a Racial, Equity, and Inclusion training hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina Foundation and facilitated by the CommonHealth ACTION team. Among many valuable insights, I was most impacted by the training’s attention to language. Natalie Burke, CommonHealth ACTION’s President and CEO, worked with the rest of her team […]

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps National Program Director Discusses Collaboration’s Value

By Sarah Strunk on December 5th, 2018

Launched in 2009, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) has become a game changer for communities across the country as they collaborate to build a culture of health. The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) are partnering through CHR&R to provide data, evidence, guidance, and examples to […]