A conversation with Jennifer Zuckerman of the World Food Policy Center
And the communities sowing seeds for a healthier future
In a recent post, Healthy Places by Design shared an overview of how transportation intersects with creating healthy places. Among the roundup of research were a few points that highlighted inequitable outcomes. Namely, that communities of color are exposed to traffic pollution at higher rates than White Americans1 and disproportionately breathe polluted air caused by White […]
Highlight of the CDC and NACDD Walkability Action Institute
Air quality, rising pedestrian and bike fatalities, public transportation funding, and hopeful examples of change—here’s a roundup of the current state of transportation in the US and what it all has to do with healthy places.
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.
Three planners we spoke with believe that, while recent efforts to increase diversity and inclusion are important, the planning profession must do significant work to fully address the complexity of equity.
Three multi-sector professionals share what they’ve learned from more than a decade of working across silos
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.
The 2019 County Health Rankings highlight the link between health and stable, affordable housing with data, strategies, and community examples.