CHR&R launched a five-part special series with an explicit focus on the intersection of race, racism, and health.
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 […]
What the next administration does is up to us—who we vote for, what we demand from them, and how we hold them accountable.
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 […]
Now more than ever, organizations need additional and non-traditional supports from funders. New Jersey Health Initiatives has risen to the occasion.
A couple years ago, I was in a buffet line prior to a community listening session. A local funder had asked Healthy Places by Design to work directly with community members to develop an advocacy and capacity building plan that aligned with residents’ needs and priorities. I’d been invited to present that night about changes […]
Lamond Daniels, LCSW, MPA, is Chief of Community Services for the City of Norwalk, CT. In this role, he oversees city departments that directly affect the social well-being and health of Norwalk residents, including Early Childhood, Health, Human Relations & Fair Rent, Library, and Youth Services. With degrees in social work and public administration, previous […]
The Wellness Collaborative in Alamance County, NC is embracing the COVID-19 slowdown as an opportunity to invest in the future of the community it serves.
Not just the problems we have
APHA, NACo and Healthy Places by Design to collaborate on capacity-building efforts to accelerate community change