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Saint Francis Community Coalition: Leveraging Collective Strength for Healthier Communities

While many neighborhood organizations work tirelessly to combat homelessness, crime, medical/mental illness and related issues, collaboration has been rare. The Saint Francis Community Coalition seeks to leverage the collective strength of nonprofit, community-based organizations, corporate funding allies and local government in a public/private initiative to make significant improvements in the overall safety, health ...more »

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Community Health Transformation – A Call to Action

Aimed directly at the source of our most intractable health challenges, our Pioneer Project will convene an interdisciplinary working group to examine ways to reduce the incidence, impact and intergenerational effects of adverse childhood experiences. Experts in public health, land use, clinical care, economic development, civil rights, education, community empowerment and environmental improvements rarely have sustained ...more »

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Keeping Silos out of Intersections: A New Model of Care for Children

In the heart of Kansas City, Missouri reside the state’s largest Head Start program and a children’s hospital. Several years ago, both of these entities recognized the importance of working together to serve the children and families that were most vulnerable. Today, they have a unique partnership that brings under one roof early childhood education and childcare, a health clinic, and other social services to create a ...more »

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Transforming childhood obesity and diabetes through collaborative disciplines assigned to schools

Obesity, diabetes and suicide is a major issue in our school system. These factors are a national security interest as there are weight requirements for the military and safety officers and a burden on health care costs. This proposal challenges the traditional practice of having one nurse per school district. The radical idea proposed is to include health care professionals on site. The vision is to create an ...more »

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Putting Breast Cancer Out of Work

Putting Breast Cancer Out of Work is both the name and the goal of this national initiative to build an industry-worker-public health collaboration to remove mammary toxicants and other dangerous chemicals from the manufacture of products we use every day and replace these chemicals with healthier alternatives. The impetus for Putting Breast Cancer Out of Work is a 2012 study revealing that women employed in the ...more »

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