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Our Strategic Framework

By: Risa Wilkerson | March 30th, 2020

Our newly updated framework describes our current priorities and vision for impact.

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7.23.19

Parks and Community Health

There is clear evidence that living near parks and natural places improves health—depending on the park.

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7.9.19

Five Ways Nonprofits Can Thrive as Remote Organizations

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7.2.19

Lessons from Six Years of Supporting Food Systems Change

Insights from a Farmer Foodshare board member

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6.26.19

Racial Equity and Food

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6.21.19

The Roots of America’s Broken Food System

And the communities sowing seeds for a healthier future

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5.23.19

Active Transportation Equity

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5.16.19

How Resident Insights Improved One City’s Walkability Plans

Highlight of the CDC and NACDD Walkability Action Institute

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5.14.19

Transportation and Healthy Places in 2019

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4.24.19

Pushing Aside the Rural-Urban Divide

The heightened state of distrust between urban and rural communities has made it more difficult to recognize that there is an inherent interdependence between them. Philanthropy is uniquely positioned to offer an intentional approach to rural inclusion, as well as a new rural–urban narrative, that doesn’t increase division.

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4.18.19

The Planning Sector Has an Inequity Problem

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4.11.19

Insights from the Intersection of Planning and Public Health

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3.27.19

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Inequity

Whether we look at health outcomes through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, social determinants of health, or any other framework for sorting society’s systems, a common thread of historic—and too often, current—racial discrimination runs through them.

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