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A Conversation with Brayhan Reveles

By Sarah Strunk on December 9th, 2020

Inspired by his mom, this young leader is working to transform Leadville, CO

Una Conversación con Brayhan Reveles

By Sarah Strunk on December 9th, 2020

Inspirado por su madre, un líder joven trabajando en trasformar a Leadville, CO

Make the Social Choice the Easy Choice

By Risa Wilkerson on November 30th, 2020

Earlier this month, in “Mending Divided Communities with the Thread of Social Trust,” I wrote that “No matter what we’re working on—racial justice, poverty, COVID relief, or any other issue that affects community health—the only way to solve those problems is through collaboration.” We know that collaborative, community-led, place-based initiatives often build trusting relationships between […]

Niagara Falls Is Creating Health through Social Connection and Trust

By Phil Bors on November 17th, 2020

A committed group of residents has been quietly building trust in the City of Niagara Falls since 2015.

Mending Divided Communities with the Thread of Social Trust

By Risa Wilkerson on November 10th, 2020

For those of us who believe that the Biden/Harris ticket represents a hopeful shift to decency and fairness, the results of this election bring joy—albeit tempered joy. We are still a nation divided. In his first address as president-elect, Biden appealed to unity, asking Americans to “give each other a chance” rather than viewing their […]

A Conversation with Liz Weaver

By Tim Schwantes on October 28th, 2020

Liz, Co-CEO of Tamarack Institute, shares her wealth of knowledge about collaboration and collaborative leadership.

A Guiding Light through a Perfect Storm

By Joanne Lee on October 21st, 2020

CHR&R launched a five-part special series with an explicit focus on the intersection of race, racism, and health.

In Defense of Racial Equity Training

By Phil Bors on October 14th, 2020

In a recent blog, Risa Wilkerson highlighted our President’s refusal to denounce violent White supremacists. Since then, the President has used Twitter to attack—rather than defend—Michigan’s governor in response to a plot by White domestic terrorists (so-called “militias”) to kidnap her. The tweets alone are alarming and warrant public recognition. However, what has received far […]

Is America Anti-Racist or Not? Answer with Your Vote.

By Risa Wilkerson on September 30th, 2020

What the next administration does is up to us—who we vote for, what we demand from them, and how we hold them accountable.

Highlights from the 2020 Children & Nature Network Leadership Summit

By Sarah Moore on September 25th, 2020

This week I attended the Children & Nature Network’s 2020 Inside-Out Leadership Summit, a forum where leaders in the movement to connect children with nature can share big ideas and advance action agendas. Although the Summit was originally scheduled as an in-person event in Atlanta, GA, more than 500 attendees adapted to the need to […]