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Stories from the Field

Stories from the Field

Want to know what others are doing to improve the health of their communities? Explore our Stories from the Field to see how communities across the Nation are implementing Healthy People 2020.
 
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Organization Type: Educational Institution
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Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP™)

Program State: Florida
Date Posted: 12/18/2014

In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine incorporated a social determinants of health approach into its medical school education.

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Organization Type: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization
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First Things First (FTF) - Kansas City, Kansas School District

Program State: Kansas
Objective(s): AH-5.1 LHI
Date Posted: 09/20/2012

In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how the Kansas City, Kansas School District implemented a comprehensive school reform initiative, First Things First (FTF), to combat low graduation rates and to improve academic performance.

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Organization Type: Other
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Children’s HealthWatch

Program State: Massachusetts
Objective(s): SDOH-4, AH-5.1 LHI
Date Posted: 07/23/2015

In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how Children’s HealthWatch researched and analyzed issues related to housing and children’s health.

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Mobile School Pantry Program

Program State: Utah
Objective(s): NWS-12, NWS-13, AH-5.1 LHI
Date Posted: 06/23/2016

In this Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? story, we looked at how Utah Food Bank works to address food insecurity and hunger among children in Utah.