Ep 42: From the Ground Up
How do we build cities that allow nature to improve our social, economic, and physical well-being? LaTresse Snead is the Director of The Nature Conservancy's Building Healthy Cities Program and Wm. Jahmal Miller is the Vice President of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Common Spirit Health. These two childhood friends reconnect and discuss the connections between nature, health equity, and social justice.
May 31 is deadline to apply for 2013 GSK IMPACT Awards
The GSK IMPACT Awards honor innovative, collaborative, and evidence-based programs that are helping people – especially underserved populations – live healthier lives, and contributing to the health of the Triangle Region. The deadline to apply is May 31.
BCBSNC Foundation awards grants to foster physical activity and improved health
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation has provided more than $100,000 in grants to 21 organizations across the state. Each of the grants provides funding for equipment that will help increase physical activity in communities from Buncombe to Bertie County.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Teams with Partnership for a Healthier America
BCBSA and PHA partner to create 40 new Play Streets to encourage healthy among children and families in communities across America.
Blue Cross Foundation awards community grants
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation awarded over $530,000 in grants to 26 nonprofits addressing health care in vulnerable communities.
State sees some progress in child well-being
North Carolina has made slight improvements in child well-being but still lags significantly behind other states, a new study says.
Giving doubles in Pennsylvania
In 10 years, giving by individuals and foundations in Pennsylvania has doubled to $8 billion, seventh-highest among states in the U.S., a new report says.