How air quality impacts community health, and how we can improve it
As Healthy Places by Design’s Sarah Moore reflected in her August 15 blog, education is a social determinant of health and one of the strongest indicators of life expectancy. So it’s no wonder that communities across the country are working hard to ensure that all children have an opportunity to thrive. Their lives—and our nation’s […]
Aetna Foundation Grantees Use Virtual Connections for Self-Sustained Learning
A personal reflection on the relationship between education and place.
It’s hard to write about the health benefits of parks with any sincerity while processing two more mass shootings, and the fact that one of them was motivated by white nationalism. Right now, there are a lot of people carrying trauma that no park can heal. That being said, it is still important to address inequitable park access, because it is yet another symptom of our country’s bigger problem: racism.
A conversation with Rachel Banner, Director of Park Access at the National Recreation and Park Association
Alamance County, NC advocates are practicing a culture of learning with a do-it-yoursel(ves) spirit.
There is clear evidence that living near parks and natural places improves health—depending on the park.
Healthy Places by Design and the Safe Routes Partnership have leveraged a remote office structure to better serve our staff and clients. We recently connected to compare notes.
Insights from a Farmer Foodshare board member