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Salud America! Receives Funding, Releases New Research in 2016

In the beginning of February, Salud America! announced it received a $1.3 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Read more

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Four Maps of American Health You Need to See

Eat your fruits and veggies. Drink plenty of water. Exercise 30 minutes a day. That’s the perfect recipe for good health, right? Well, not quite. Read more

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Creating A Best Place To Raise A Family

It was 1994-1995 when a group of civic leaders, under the name of Scranton Tomorrow, concluded it was time for a new way to approach the region’s future. Inspired by several other communities using a Healthier Communities process, they launched Forging the Future. Read more

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Data Viz of the Week: It’s So Dry in the West

A few weeks ago we wrote about floods. This week we’re taking the higher (and drier) road and looking at drought data across the U.S. Read more

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Here’s What You Can Do on Community Commons

We’re glad you’re here and excited to show you the great tools you can use on Community Commons to help with your work. Read more

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