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May
27

Walkable Communities Save Lives

How urgent would your work feel if you knew you were saving lives? Healthy community advocates often tolerate pushbacks and delays on new sidewalks or needed crosswalks as we talk ...

May
20

Three Ways to Build a Safer Community

The threat of violence and inequitable policing in low-income communities is nothing new, as Fay Gibson pointed out so well in last week’s blog. Most people living in ...

May
13

Inequitable Policing is a Barrier to Healthy Communities

On April 12, Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man and a native of Baltimore, was arrested for making eye contact with an officer and then running. While in police ...

May
06

For Safe and Sustainable Community Design, Start with the Community

As more governments, organizations and decision makers recognize how the built environment impacts health and quality of life, curiosity about how to incorporate sustainable community design has grown. ...

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