Join this webinar to learn about how these effective nutrition incentive programs have enabled vibrant public-private partnerships across the country, the current state of the field and research, and the opportunities for health funders to leverage these opportunities to improve healthy food access.
Tim Putnam, Chief Executive Officer of Margaret Mary Health, and Justin Maxson, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture discuss embedding rural issues into equity conversations, in a conversation moderated by Nashville Health Founder and Chairman, Senator Bill Frist.
Carolyn Wang Kong, Chief Program Director of Blue Shield of California Foundation, accepts the 2021 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy. Tiffany Hall, Executive Director of Recover Alaska, accepts the 2021 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy.
Arthur Evans, Jr., American Psychological Association, discusses the need for a new behavioral health paradigm at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, discusses climate change, health, and equity at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, Founder and Director of Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, and Tony Iton, Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities of The California Endowment discuss reprioritizing public health in a conversation moderated by Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust President Laura Gerald.
Marcella Nunez-Smith, Chair of the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, discusses how to center equity in pandemic response and recovery at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.
David Blumenthal, President of Commonwealth Fund, and J. Nadine Gracia, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Trust for America’s Health discuss federal opportunities to improve health and health care, in a conversation moderated by Grantmakers In Health President and CEO Cara James.
Melissa Berman, President and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Kathleen Enright, President and CEO of Council on Foundations; Crystal Hayling, Executive Director of Libra Foundation; and Brenda Solorzano, Chief Executive Office of Headwaters Foundation discuss justice, equity, and philanthropy’s future, in a conversation moderated by Healthy Communities Foundation President Maria Pesqueira.
2021 Annual Conference Quick Take: Advancing Health and Equity with Ballot Measures: Oregon’s Drug Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Initiative
Listen to this Quick Take to hear more about decriminalization as an essential component to treating drug use as a health issue, the historic campaign that brought this policy to life, and the vision for what comes next.
Older adults who are homebound are often socially isolated, have unmet care needs, and suffer high mortality—and being homebound is not uncommon. In 2011, data showed that more older adults were homebound than living in nursing homes. This Quick Take will highlight the epidemiology and characteristics of homebound older adults, a population often invisible to society, and discuss why funders should include the homebound in their efforts to advance health care equity.