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
On May 3, 2020, advocates for active transportation and health equity lost an inspiring, behind-the-scenes leader.
On Friday, June 12, 2020, we deleted Healthy Places by Design’s Facebook page. Our team made this decision after Facebook announced that it would take no action to address a recent post (originally issued as a tweet1) from President Trump, in which he threatened violence against people protesting racially-biased police brutality. So, we took action. […]
If we don’t address underlying inequities as an integral part of our response to the outbreak, we will not only be less resilient to future pandemics and emergencies, but we will also miss a chance to create a new and more equitable normal.
Our newly updated framework describes our current priorities and vision for impact.
To start, let’s call it “physical distancing” instead of “social distancing.” Social connections will prove more vital than ever in the absence of physical gathering places, and there are abundant opportunities to be social even with physical distancing in place.
We talk with Shamar Bibbins about how The Kresge Foundation is addressing the connection between climate, equity, and health.
“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.”