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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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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HIP-Cuyahoga Co-Chair interviewed on Here and Now radio program

National Public Radio host Robin Young did a piece for her show “Here and Now” on July 19th in Cleveland, Ohio, during the RNC. She examined the recent life expectancy maps that show differences between neighborhoods in the Cleveland area. Robin examined some of the causes for the differences in life expectancy, including neighborhood conditions that impact […]

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