Building Healthy & Thriving Communities Conference

On December 5, 2017, The Florida Institute for Health InnovationHealth Foundation of South FloridaSouth Florida Community Development CoalitionCatalyst MiamiNeighborhood Housing Services of South Florida, and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta brought together community leaders across the health, community development, finance, philanthropy and social services sectors to collaborate around aligned actions and innovative approaches to address the physical, social and economic factors that contribute to healthy and thriving communities. Areas of focus included the role of anchor institutions, housing and health partnerships, education as a pillar of economic development and innovative financials tools.

The goal of the conference was:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the link between community development, health and finance.
  • Learn innovative approaches to improve community health and how to overcome challenges through examples of successful models nationwide.
  • Strengthen relationships with multi-sector partners and collaborated to identify priority areas for aligned actions in South Florida

For post conference materials and recordings, please visit: Building Healthy and Thriving Communities Conference.

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