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New Report: Socially Connected Communities

By: Risa Wilkerson | March 4th, 2021

This report reframes social isolation as a systemic, rather than individual, problem and offers five recommendations for creating more socially connected communities.

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Is climate change the newest social determinant of health?

We talk with Shamar Bibbins about how The Kresge Foundation is addressing the connection between climate, equity, and health.

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How New Jersey Health Initiatives keeps relationships at the heart of its investments

“It has been exciting to see past and current grantees weave in elements of what they had been funded for five or 10 or 15 years ago.”

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A Corridor of Opportunity

In late October, more than 100 residents of Danville, VA gathered over dinner to celebrate the unveiling of their Opportunity for All: Quality of Life Plan.

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Do mobile programs perpetuate racial disparities and health inequities?

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How one community trust and eight local leaders are creating a healthier, more livable South Bronx

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Untokening Communities

Highlights from the 2019 Untokening gathering in Durham, NC

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Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers

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Embracing Equity at the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference

Highlights from the 2019 National Recreation and Park Association Annual Conference

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A Picture and a Thousand Words

Youth share their perspective of their own communities through Photovoice

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The Air We Share

How air quality impacts community health, and how we can improve it

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Four Culture of Health Prize Communities Share Why They’re Addressing Education as a Social Determinant of Health

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Aetna Foundation Grantees Use Virtual Connections for Self-Sustained Learning

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