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Communities Driving Health Equity: A Spotlight Video Series

Posted by on February 7th, 2018 Posted in: Low Income, Public Health
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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has released three short documentaries that spotlight organizations “advancing health equity for their communities by addressing the environmental, social, economic, and structural challenges that may impact residents’ health. The videos show that, while challenges are numerous, progress is possible when community members, organizations, funders, and policy makers work together to drive local-level solutions that improve health equity and well-being for all.”

  • People United for Sustainable Housing Buffalo (PUSH Buffalo)
    • Fighting to Make Affordable Housing a Reality on Buffalo’s West Side
  • Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN), now Faith in Indiana
    • Acting collectively for racial and economic equity in Indiana.
  • Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services (KKV)
    • Fostering physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health in Honolulu, Hawaii

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