Health happens in communities.
For over two decades, we’ve worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essential resources like food, housing and transportation alongside medical care. Today, we’re working both locally and nationally to break down systemic barriers to health.
Change takes a team effort.
We’ve been honored to work with and support many innovative and passionate organizations and individuals who work tirelessly for health equity in their communities — and we know there are many more. Learn more and join our Network of changemakers.
What can we expect — and what do we need — to ensure a sustainable future for peer workforces and the community health field? Let's start with broadening our definition of experts.
We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with anti-hunger advocate Erin McAleer, President of Project Bread -- a Health Leads ‘Champion of Change’ and leading nonprofit working to advance a food-secure future in Massachusetts. Project Bread’s annual ‘Walk for Hunger’ takes place on Sunday, May 5, 2019. You can register or donate here.
Health Leads' Artair Rogers points to research showing implicit bias continues to be pervasive in healthcare. For those of us who advocate for the integration of medical and social care, this reality cannot be ignored.
Join Health Leads and LA's Magnolia Community Initiative (MCI) Friday, May 31 for a free online discussion of an innovative model that combines resource referral technology with neighbor-to-neighbor connections to improve community health.