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Video Series: Strong Voices: Black Leaders Who Are Making Neighborhoods Healthier

Meet Black leaders working in community development at the intersection of race, health and poverty, in a video series from PHI’s Build Healthy Places Network and Purpose Built Communities.

Craig Glover in front of community

Meet Black leaders who are working in community development at the intersection of race, health and poverty, in a video series from PHI’s Build Healthy Places Network and Purpose Built Communities.

The series aims to elevate Black leaders in community development through storytelling, showcasing their leadership style and contributions to the field as members of the Purpose Built Communities Network.

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Craig Glover, Executive Director of Northend RISE in West Palm Beach, FL

The third and final video in the series features Craig Glover, Executive Director of Northend RISE in West Palm Beach, FL describing how partnerships to elevate the health of the Northend RISE community are shaping health outcomes and enhancing quality — and even quantity — of life for residents.

Regina Hall, Executive Director of Boston-Thurmond United

The second interview in the series features Regina Hall, Executive Director of Boston-Thurmond United in Winston Salem, NC, conducted by Zachary Travis, Research Associate of Build Healthy Places Network. Regina shares strategies and approaches that have helped engage partners who provide access to critical healthcare resources for residents of the Boston-Thurmond neighborhood.


 

Danny Shoy, President and CEO of the East Lake Foundation 

The first interview in the series features Danny Shoy, President and CEO of the East Lake Foundation, conducted by Zachary Travis, Research Associate of Build Healthy Places Network. Shoy shares how community wellness shaped his resident-centered approach, which helps make the East Lake neighborhood a place where residents live longer, healthier lives.

 


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Originally published by Build Healthy Places Network


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