Economic development and social and environmental responsibility do not always go hand in hand, but when they do this type of green vision for economic growth can have positive results for health and well-being.
During this webinar, we will be joined by UnidosUS and Esperanza Health Center, a local UnidosUS affiliate serving the Chicago area, to discuss how COVID-19 is placing an even brighter spotlight on many existing disparities experienced by Latino communities.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the nation, an endless stream of data has flooded our inboxes, news outlets, and social media. But as communities navigate the crisis, response, and recovery, it’s more crucial than ever to connect this data with our own community contexts.
The Navajo Nation has long experienced barriers to health and opportunity. As the COVID-19 pandemic has crossed the country, the Navajo tribe has been disproportionately impacted by the virus, facing some of the highest rates in the United States.
We know that before this pandemic arrived, not everyone had the same opportunity to live a long and healthy life. The COVID-19 crisis has clearly demonstrated these realities, as communities of color are experiencing a disproportionately high number of confirmed cases and rate of death from the virus.
As the United States faces unprecedented economic hardships and an intensified focus on income inequality due to COVID-19, what innovative approaches are communities taking to build economic resilience among residents?
We’re all in this together. When working to improve a community, we need to engage residents to be a part of the decision and change-making process. Once you’ve identified who you want to connect with in your community, what’s the next step?
Nearly 60 million Latinos live in the U.S., with growing populations in every region of the country. Latinos face significant barriers to accessing the opportunities they need to be healthy. The good news is that community-based organizations (CBOs) are working to improve the health of the Latino communities they serve by strategically addressing the social determinants of health...
Is your community working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity for all? In this webinar hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, our staff answered questions about the application process for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, and explored details of the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Phase I Application, including the selection criteria and the steps for the online application process.
After decades of economic stagnation in Klamath County, Oregon—a region of about 66,000 people—the Healthy Klamath Coalition came together in 2012 to create a healthier community. Since then, the county has seen an increase in graduation rates and revitalization in parts of their urban center and has taken steps to create more jobs and stronger networks of interconnected social,...