Community Is a Ham Bone

This guest blog was authored by Theresa Trujillo, Director of Community Organizing at the Center for Health Progress, a Colorado-based partner in the Center’s Building Community Capacity to Shift Health Care Investment funded by the Kresge Foundation.

The People Closest to a Problem are the Closest to the Solution

This guest blog was co-authored by three staff members at JONAH – Joining Our Neighbors, Advancing Hope – a Wisconsin-based partner in the Center’s Building Community Capacity to Shift Health Care Investment funded by the Kresge Foundation

Georgia’s Health Care Transportation Crisis: James and Lamar County

This guest blog was originally posted on the website of Georgians for a Healthy Future, a partner in the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation's Consumer Voices for Innovation 2.0 grant program.

Health Insurers Have the Means, Moral Obligation to Invest in Affordable Housing and Improve Health

Though Congress passed a relief package to help provide aid to a struggling nation, countless families still find themselves on the verge of losing their homes due to an eviction crisis.

Engaging Older Adults and Family Caregivers for Better Health

The Center partnered with Rush University Medical Center’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program to engage older adults and family caregivers in co-designing consumer-facing, educational materials on the 4Ms.

Stand Up for the Rights of Transgender Youth and Access to Gender-Affirming Care

While we work to improve services for our communities, conservative legislators in 20 states have introduced legislation to ban access to medically necessary, gender-affirming care for transgender and non-binary (TNB) youth.

The ACA’s Impact on People with Disabilities Eleven Years Later

By expanding care and coverage, the Affordable Care Act was a milestone for communities most underserved by the health system.

Centering Community Needs through Transparent Community Benefit

Over half of community hospitals in the United States are private, nonprofit organizations which receive tax-exempt status in exchange for providing community benefit.

Stop Blaming Black Skepticism for Inequitable Vaccine Distribution and Start Investing in Equitable Healthcare Structures

As an example of how inequitable vaccine access is playing out on a state level, we share this powerful blog from the North Carolina Justice Center Health Advocacy Project.