In Louisville, Kentucky, artists collaborated to make a difference. The neighborhood of Smoketown has residents who live on the average 9 years less than other residents of Louisville, due to social determinants of health. Artists and community leaders have worked together to communicate this difference through art. Artists trained in developing a framework with with the community to identify health priorities and enable residents to work with policymakers and healthcare institutions to strive towards equity and measure the impact of their work. Read more about the project and its outcomes: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/2rv0
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