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Jun

09

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Peer City Identification Tool

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Community Development and Policy Studies division developed the Peer City Identification Tool to compare and visualize trends or challenges among a city’s peers, which can give needed context to “policymakers and practitioners.” The tool draws from city-level indicators from the American Community Survey and historical Decennial Census records. After clicking… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income, Websites

Apr

06

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Addressing Public Health Crises: Suicide and Opioid Addiction

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 0 comments

During National Public Health Week, April 3-9, we celebrate the progress we’ve made helping people live healthier lives and those public health professionals who have helped us make that progress. But one hallmark of public health is life expectancy, and the United States just experienced a drop in overall life expectancy for the first time… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Mental Health, Public Health, Rural

Feb

13

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Community Commons webinars – New Data and Using Data for Advocacy

Posted by on February 13th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

New Data Spotlight: 500 Cities and ACS 2011-2015 Thu, Feb 16, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/z18z This webinar will highlight the newest data available on Community Commons – including the recently released 500 Cities Data and the American Community Survey five year estimates from 2011-2015. About 500 Cities Project from… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Public Health, Webinars, Websites

Dec

19

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National Homeless Person's Memorial Day

Posted by on December 19th, 2016 0 comments

National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is the held on the first day of winter, the longest night of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, people who are homeless are at greater risk for many mental and physical health problems, and have a much higher mortality rate compared to those who are not… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income

Dec

19

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National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day

Posted by on December 19th, 2016 0 comments

National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is the held on the first day of winter, the longest night of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, people who are homeless are at greater risk for many mental and physical health problems, and have a much higher mortality rate compared to those who are not… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income

Jun

30

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Grants from Indian Health Service

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program Announcement Application Deadline: August 18, 2016 Grant Information: http://1.usa.gov/295wuWR  This IHS cooperative agreement aims to fund a national urban Indian organization to act as an education and research partner for OUIHP and urban Indian organizations funded under the IHCIA. Competition is open to a national urban Indian organization that… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Inner City, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Jun

24

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Learn How to Use Free and Low Cost Mapping Tools

Posted by on June 24th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

You can learn how to use free and low cost mapping tools to create community health maps through a series of six lab exercises available at the Community Health Maps blog.  The lab exercises take the student through the entire Community Health Mapping Workflow from field data collection through online data presentation. For each of the… Read More »

Posted in: General, Inner City, Low Income, Public Health, Regional Information

Jun

14

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The People's Garden Initiative

Posted by on June 14th, 2016 0 comments

The People’s Garden Initiative works across USDA and with partners to start and sustain school gardens, community gardens, urban farms, and small-scale agriculture projects in rural and urban areas with the mission of growing healthy food, people and communities. This work is accomplished through collaboration and volunteerism. It is named in honor of President Lincoln’s… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Inner City, Public Health, Rural

Jun

14

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The People’s Garden Initiative

Posted by on June 14th, 2016 0 comments

The People’s Garden Initiative works across USDA and with partners to start and sustain school gardens, community gardens, urban farms, and small-scale agriculture projects in rural and urban areas with the mission of growing healthy food, people and communities. This work is accomplished through collaboration and volunteerism. It is named in honor of President Lincoln’s… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Inner City, Public Health, Rural

Jun

09

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500 Cities Webinar

Posted by on June 9th, 2016 0 comments

Hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation June 30, 2016 | 2 to 3 PM Eastern Registration and information: http://bit.ly/22WylPA The 500 Cities Project “will identify, analyze, and report city and census tract-level data, obtained using small area estimation methods, for 27 disease measures for the 500 largest American cities,” with representation from every state. The public… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Public Health, Websites

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