Building on decades-long efforts, various place-based partnerships have emerged seeking to improve the systems that impact individuals’ journeys from cradle to career and beyond. Their focus is on “systems change”— that is, shifting the conditions thRead more…
- Nearly three-quarters of doctors agree that social determinants of health will put the biggest strain on the healthcare industry come 2021, according to the third part of The Physicians Foundation 2020 Survey of America’s Physicians. Ano
Building Equity by Supporting the Whole Student: Findings from Case Studies of Two Colleges in the Working Students Success Network
Now more than ever, philanthropy seeks to use its grant making and voice to build and support equity for historically marginalized communities. Toward that end, postsecondary education is an important area of investment because it is a criticaRead more…
- The notion that place can determine health is not a new one. A key premise in medicine’s recent focus on the social determinants of health is that zip code is a better indicator of health and wellness than genetic makeup.
- “In the past de
Intersession Meeting #1 Notes
From your workgroup’s perspective which issue(s) have had the greatest impact?
- Real upstream issue is chronic poverty.
- Mental illness
- Family structure
- Substance abuse issues, teenage mother (high risk scenario
NAA Education Group Breakout Session #1
Friday, September 25th, 2020
Attendees: BJ Walker, Don Barr, Josh Rubin, Maria Gagnon, Matthew Henry, Matthew Tinsley, Adrienne Young, Duane Brown, Elle Gemma Gruver, Cecile Herledan
Missing: Karthik Balakrishnan,Read more…
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