Creating Equitable Access by Bringing Health Care into the Community
OLE Health – Napa Valley, California
While health centers and clinics serve millions of patients, there are still many who are unable to make it to those facilities. OLE Health is bridging that gap by taking its services on the road to meet patients where they are. The result: more equitable access to quality health care for more people.
Changing the Older Workforce Paradigm
Peninsula Home Care Cooperative – Port Townsend, Washington
At 75, Raea never imagined she would still be serving as a home caregiver and struggling to get by on a low wage. Yet, Raea’s situation represents a growing workforce dominated by older women. Learn how one organization uses the cooperative model to change that paradigm by empowering and protecting its older staff with competitive wages and management opportunities.
How One + One is Greater than Two for Underinvested Neighborhoods
Briya Public Charter School | Martha’s Table | Takoma Place Apartments – Washington, DC
As a parent, Diana has a lot to manage among her three children. Fortunately, she discovered a unique opportunity to find a good school and quality health care all in the same place. Across Washington D.C., stories like this are becoming more common as facilities bring together – or “co-locate” – important services that are vital to healthy communities.
Helping Minority Developers Shape the Future of Their Communities
Equitable Development Initiative – Detroit, Michigan
Too often minority real estate developers are not part of shaping the future of their communities. With our new initiative, developers like Alisha, Chase and Damian are being given a unique opportunity to demonstrate how minority real estate developers can participate in Detroit’s revitalization in a way that reflects the city’s diversity.
Detroit Developer Comes Home and Gives Back
Developer Spotlight: Richard Hosey – Detroit, Michigan
When Richard Hosey returned to his hometown in 2008, the economic downtown had completely changed the city he remembered. Now the Detroit native has focused his efforts to returning the city to its former greatness.
Integrative & Innovative Health Care for Vulnerable California Residents
OLE Health – Napa Valley, California
OLE Health started as a humble clinic for farmworkers, but now they’re offering quality team-based care to all of Napa Valley’s vulnerable residents employing an innovative integrated behavioral health model.
Residents Take Ownership over their Community…“Cooperatively”
Takesa Village Housing Cooperative – Mead, Washington
Their neighborhood in a constant struggle with drugs and nuisance houses, the residents of this mobile home park take action to control their future and take back their community.
Taking the Longview: 40 Years in Detroit’s Cass Corridor
Developer Spotlight: Joel Landy – Detroit, Michigan
In 1977, Joel Landy purchased his first vacant home in Detroit. With a lot of sweat-equity, Landy became a defacto not-for-profit economic development agency and a key figure in the city’s revitalization.
Nourishing the Neighborhood for 20 Years
Imperial Fresh Market – Detroit, MI
Amidst the economic turmoil facing Detroit, five brothers have continued to defy the odds for 20 years by expanding their grocery store…creating a healthy investment in the neighborhood and their neighbors.
Filling the Gap for Washington D.C.’s Uninsured
Unity Health Care – Washington, D.C.
Without health insurance, Michele Reynolds’ options for quality care were limited. But that all changed when Unity Health Care built a brand new facility in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 5.
Surmounting the “Boulders” on the Path to College
Equitas Academy – Los Angeles, CA
When Malka talks about removing boulders, images of a quarry may fill your mind. But in reality, it’s the barriers to college that this tireless Executive Director is attempting to remove from the path of her elementary school students in downtown Los Angeles. See how she inspires her kids.
Delivering Food and Friends to Those in Need
Meals on Wheels – Tarrant County, Texas
Once an accomplished chef who fed diners across North Central Texas, Kajl now relies on the kindness of volunteers to deliver a hot meal…with a side of friendship.