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Raheem J. Baraka grew up seeing health inequity all around him in Boston (19% Latino). He saw people in one low-income neighborhood suffer more disease, less access to health care, and live 33 years less than people in a wealthy area just 2.7 miles away. He saw doctors treating illnesses, not addressing prevention or social ...
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Latinos are the largest minority group in Anderson, a small city in northern California’s Shasta County. Already heavily…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
In communities where parks and land-space are limited, shared use agreements are providing more areas of recreation for…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
San Antonio pedestrians and cyclists will now have safer streets and walkways thanks to the implementation of the citywi…Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Promotores working with the Chula Vista Community Collaborative (CVCC) participated in an asset mapping project, in a La…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
A housing agency advocate, fueled by locally targeted research and focus groups of homeowners, creates policy to include…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Having limited resources, partnerships and community involvement played a key role in transforming old train tracks into…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
A predominantly Latino elementary school proves that morning exercise through a walking school bus program can benefit s…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Growing up, Dante Jones always looked forward to weekend bike rides with his father. Dante Jones In those rides with his…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
San Antonio sisters Makayla Esparza, 9, and Alyssa Esparza, 8, led largely inactive lifestyles. They saw a weight-loss c…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
An abandoned alley in Lake Worth, Fla., was re-developed into an attractive greenway through team work and perseverance…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities