“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 […]
The One Life Documentary was developed by the Cuyahoga County Child and Family Health Service’s Ohio Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative (OIMRI). The goal of the OIMRI program is to reduce the number of Black infants that die before their first birthday by providing supportive services to families in targeted communities. Families in these under-resourced communities, […]
HIP-Cuyahoga hosted a webinar on June 27, 2016 to provide an overview of recent work in subcommittees and working groups. Click here to download the power point slides. Webinar Presenters Included: Nichelle Shaw Supervisor, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Partnership Manager Heidi Gullett Assistant Professor Associate Program Director, Public Health/General Preventive Medicine Residency, Case Western Reserve University, […]
For collective impact initiatives to achieve lasting change in communities, it is critical that these initiatives address the systemic structures and practices that create barriers to equitable outcomes for all populations, particularly along lines of race and class. To that end, collective impact initiatives must be intentional in their design from the very outset in […]
Martha Halko, HIP-Cuyahoga partnership coordinator, and Greg Brown, partnership co-chair and executive director of PolicyBridge, presented at the Institutes of Medicine’s Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States, Meeting 2 on March 7, in Washington, DC. Halko and Brown provided a great overview of the health status of residents in Cuyahoga County […]
Why do we, as a nation make it so hard for our children to thrive? How can we do better? The Raising of America documentary is available free between April 1 and 17th, 2016. Visit http://www.raisingofamerica.org/ between April 1-17 to view the entire series for free.