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Aligning Resources To Build Community Wealth and Resilience

April 25, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

April25_community_wealth webinarWhat is community wealth building and how can this approach improve health and well-being in New York State?

This webinar will focus on place-based approaches that improve the social, economic, and environmental factors to improve health outcomes. Panelists include a farmer (Tim Biello, farmer and with Hudson Valley FarmLink Network) who co-founded a platform to link retiring farmers with upstarts, a local health department (Elizabeth Hamby, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and hospital (Jason Caraballo, Montefiore Medical Center) working with community to revitalize a railroad underpass, and a city governmental official (Lomax R. Campbell, City of Rochester Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building) facilitating an ecosystem for building community wealth and resilience. David Zuckerman, Director, Healthcare Engagement, Democracy Collaborative will moderate the panel discussion.

Panelists will discuss the key drivers of community wealth building:

Cultivating place-based assets
Broadening ownership of assets
Creating regional economic impact
Fostering cross-sector collaboration
Promoting inclusion and resilience
Facilitating skills and workforce development
Embarking on systems integration
The discussion is supported in part with a generous grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and convened by 100 Million Healthier Lives, Institute of Healthcare Improvement, and coordinated by the New York State Department of Health, Office of Public Health Practice.

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