The Root Cause Coalition is a group of leading health systems, hospital associations and nonprofits, including LISC’s partner ProMedica, working to upend the socioeconomic factors that cause health inequities. Their newly-released publication, “The 2020 Status of Heath Report,” captures the progress and struggles of addressing health disparities by tackling the social determinants of health. In it, LISC VP for health programs Julia Ryan describes how we collaborate with health corporations to take on the affordable housing and income gaps and other challenges that stand in the way of health equity.Read the Report
This report draws on the experiences of hospitals and health systems that have invested in affordable housing as a way to improve public health outcomes in their communities.
By 2030 the elder population is projected to outnumber children. Along with this demographic shift is a growing inequality within the country’s aging populationin achieving housing stability and financial security.
In this webinar panelists reflect on ways that partnerships between health anchors and community development organizations can help realize equitable neighborhood outcomes.
Millions of people living in rural areas and on Tribal lands lack broadband access, which puts them at an increasing disadvantage as more of our daily life moves online. Learn how CDFIs are helping to close the digital divide.