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Conveners for Health and Equity in Six New York Communities: Community Convener Leah Russell – Syracuse Peacemaking Project, Center for Court Innovation

By Phil Bors on April 26th, 2022

Learn how the Center for Court Innovation, with the support of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, improved access to healthy food in Syracuse, New York.

Conveners for Health and Equity in Six New York Communities: Community Conveners Arlen Zamula and Caitlin Falvey – Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

By Phil Bors on April 19th, 2022

With the help of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, organizations in East Harlem were able to get funded during the pandemic. Read more in this blog.

Conveners for Health and Equity in Six New York Communities: Community Convener Mandy Snay – Clinton County Health Department

By Phil Bors on April 12th, 2022

With the help of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, this health department in Clinton County, New York invested in partners throughout the county. As a result community residents became advocates making an impact.

Three Ways Public Libraries Support Socially Connected Communities

By Noah Lenstra on April 5th, 2022

You may be surprised to learn that libraries—and librarians—play an expansive role in building community and supporting health that goes well beyond their well-earned reputation for providing access to information. Read our latest blog from guest author, Noah Lenstra, for more.

Conveners for Health and Equity in Six New York Communities: Community Conveners Jennifer Vallone & Michele Rodriguez – University Settlement

By Phil Bors on April 5th, 2022

In our latest blog, we highlight another one of six community conveners working with the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative across the state of New York. Find out how these conveners worked to create a community more educated about healthy eating.