The NC Justice Center has developed a fact sheet on Know Your Rights: Unemployment and COVID -19.
The article from WRAL provides a list of resources to help seniors get food and prescriptions during the challenging times we are facing with COVID-19. Here is the link to the article. https://www.wral.com/list-of-resources-to-help-seniors-get-groceries-and-prescriptions/19015969/
Communities WIN A Community Guide for Dialogue + Action was developed by Community Initiatives and Institute for People, Place and Possibility for Well Being in the Nation (WIN) Network with support from Well Being Trust. The guide provides tools for authentic conversations in communities to promote well-being.
The MANNA FoodBank Programs team has been working with partners across WNC to integrate screening for food insecurity into the clinical setting. This model has proven effective at identifying patients in need and linking them to helpful and appropriate resources. The presentation will provide information on the screening and referral process, including MANNA’s collaboration with […]
In recent years, food councils in North Carolina have hosted candidates forums with key policy makers to both educate them on their communities’ food system needs and to connect citizens directly with their law makers. Join members of the Community Food Strategies team as we walk you through the steps outlined in our Candidates Forum […]
The Montgomery/Richmond Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas collaboration was the first in the United States to implement “The Daily Mile,” an evidence-based intervention initially piloted in Scotland and England. On this webinar, Roxanne Elliott, with FirstHealth of the Carolinas will share the importance of collaboration, implementation strategies for launching this intervention in the United States and […]
Many communities across the Carolinas have had success in creating built environments that promote active lifestyles, and in doing so have seen economic and fiscal benefits. In this webinar, we highlight four communities across the Carolinas that have invested in trails, sidewalks, and other bike- and pedestrian-friendly improvements and have seen economic benefits (e.g., increased […]
December 9, 2015- Improving Health Through Policy, Audio, Dr. Adam Zolotor, NC Institute of Medicine