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Community Health

Core Metrics Pilot Project Final Report (2017)

The Blue Shield of California Foundation sponsored an Institute of Medicine (IOM) workshop on core metrics which led to the formation of an IO...

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The Evolution and Future of the Healthy Communities Movement (2017)

Over the past four decades, the Healthy Communities movement has transformed traditional definitions and approaches to health. Philanthropic organi...

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Improving Population Health by Working with Communities: Action Guide 3.0 (2016)

The Action Guide is a framework to help multi-sector groups work together to improve population health by addressing 10 interrelated elements for s...

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Inspiring Healthy Communities: Empowering Youth in Los Angeles County (2016)

Engaging youth using Youth-led Participatory Action Research (YPAR) is a growing public health approach to address nutrition and obesity-related il...

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Making Food Systems Part of Your Community Health Needs Assessment (2016)

Practical Guidance from the Tackling Hunger Project Community health needs assessments (CHNAs) are conducted every three years by nonprofit hos...

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Stores Take a Stand for Community Health (2016)

Stores Take a Stand for Community Health from Elizabeth Emerson on Vimeo. What happens to stores when their owners decide to stop selling ...

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Summarizing the Landscape of Healthy Communities: A Review of Demonstration Programs Working Towards Health Equity (2016)

Produced by a collaboration between PHI's Build Healthy Places Network and the Colorado Health Foundation, this report explores existing effort...

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Community Close-Ups (2015)

Frequently, the neighborhoods where many residents grappling with poor health are the very same places where many people are living in poverty. And...

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Jargon Buster: Community Development and Public Health (2015)

The Jargon Buster, a new tool from PHI's Build Healthy Places Network, aims to demystify common industry jargon—and in doing so, bri...

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Green Cleaning in Schools: A Guide for Advocates (2010)

Often, the very products used to keep schools clean and healthy contribute to poor indoor air quality, seriously affecting those with asthma or oth...

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Partners for Public Health: Working with Local, State, and Federal Agencies to Create Healthier Communities (2010)

The way our neighborhoods are designed has a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. A physical environment that promotes health—with af...

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