Our transportation system can help to initiate conversations and strengthen social connections. Read our latest blog for three ideas you can use.
I’m writing this today, more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, from my kitchen table. Otherwise known as my office. Otherwise known as my son’s school desk. Within an arm’s reach are notes from a recent meeting, Legos, and a mostly finished bowl of cereal. No wonder I’m easily distracted. This is not an […]
Her commitment to health equity was born in New York City, where she emigrated from Taiwan as an eight-year-old, then honed through leadership roles in mission-focused organizations, such as Planned Parenthood of Maryland, the American Public Health Association, American Friends Service Committee, and United Way Worldwide. Today, as a health strategist, dot-connector, and Senior Health […]
People living in socially connected communities are more likely to thrive because they feel safe, welcome, and trust each other and their government. Trusting, meaningful relationships enhance our mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being. In fact, strong social connections and networks can boost a person’s lifespan by 50 percent.1 Imagine a socially connected community […]
CHWs typically share the culture, language, socioeconomic status, and life experiences with the community members they serve.
This report reframes social isolation as a systemic, rather than individual, problem and offers five recommendations for creating more socially connected communities.
A roundup of resources that help practitioners and community leaders ensure that community change processes are equitable and therefore more likely to result in equitable outcomes.
Announcing our upcoming report, Socially Connected Communities: Solutions to Social Isolation
Inspired by his mom, this young leader is working to transform Leadville, CO
Inspirado por su madre, un líder joven trabajando en trasformar a Leadville, CO