Supermarket closures will expand food deserts

Supermarket chain Giant Eagle announced that they will be closing two Cleveland stores within the next two months. Area residents and local officials were surprised by the news, since the stores are cornerstones in their respective neighborhoods, providing healthy food access, banking and pharmacy services along with 120 local jobs. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson wrote […]

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Food Access Raises Everyone – an Update

The report Food Access Raises Everyone: A Collaborative, Comprehensive Approach to a Healthier Cleveland and Cuyahoga County is complete and available for viewing here. This report is the result of the year-long FARE planning and assessment process. Thank you again to all of you who participated in the process. We hope you enjoy the report and please […]

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Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Monday, January 9, 2017 4:30 pm Heritage View Estates Community Center 7230 Kinsman Ave, Cleveland, OH 44104 FREE – Light Supper – Giveaways Racism and inequality have been in the news a lot lately. What do our neighbors think? We’ll watch a few clips from the documentary “Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making us Sick” and […]

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New Steering Committee Members elected!

This November, the HIP-Cuyahoga Consortium elected new members to fill Standing and At Large positions of the steering committee. Each person was nominated and then voted in to their position. Join us in extending our congratulations to our new members. We look forward to our continued partnership as we strive to make Cuyahoga County a […]

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Public Comment to NEJM: Addressing structural racism is key community health priority in Cleveland

On October 12, 2016, the New England Journal of Medicine published an article in their “perspective” section titled: Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives — The Role of Health Professionals. This international publication is widely respected among physicians, boasting the largest paid circulation among medical journals with over 200,000 paid subscribers and more than 300,000 online […]

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HIP-Cuyahoga 2016 Consortium Meeting

Save the Date for HIP-Cuyahoga’s 2016 Consortium Meeting! Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:00 am – Registration and Hot Breakfast 8:30 am – to 12:30 pm – Consortium Meeting Location: The Ariel International Center 1163 E 40th St #201, Cleveland, OH 44114   Come join us for this important and engaging annual convening of our partners! […]

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Cleveland Teens Fresh Camp remind us about lead poisoning with ‘Forgotten Homes’ video.

“Forgotten Homes” was composed and written by five area teens who are interns with Fresh Camp, an initiative that amplifies youth voices. The song was made after the interns — Cris Huff, Mecca Primm, Charles Spooney, Derrick Washington and Maurice Philpott Jr. — researched lead poisoning in Cleveland and the historical and racial factors that […]

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WZAK’s Ahmaad Crump visits a #GoodFoodHere store in East Cleveland

Last week, 93.1 WZAK’s Ahmaad Crump hosted a promotional event at Hayden Food Plus in East Cleveland to let local neighbors know about the #GoodFoodHere campaign. The store features many types of healthy food items, including fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh meats, milk and other dairy products, eggs, whole grain cereals, rice and pasta, dry […]

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