Materials from the December 8, 2016 Education Affinity Group Meeting.
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Reviewed and signed by every Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Director annually.
Presentation given by Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, professor of public health at Yale, faculty director of its Global Health Leadership Institute, and Lauren Taylor, MPH.,Presidential Scholar, Harvard Divinity School, Dr. Bradley about their insights from extensive research about how our current health care system provides limited outcomes while expending excessive resources. They shared information about reform possibilities and comments about new perspectives for health delivery from their new book "The American Health Care Paradox."
Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging has issued “Connecticut for Livable Communities,” a new report to the state legislature which outlines more than 50 recommendations for communities looking to enhance livability.
This article is a response to questions from philanthropic colleagues across the country about the practice of knowledge development within the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund’s change endeavors.
I wanted to share a piece written by a colleague Kathie Olsen, Program Officer at the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation in Oregon which I find simply powerful for all of us who work to improve our communities and are struggling with the issues of gun violence and mental health. — Maggie Osborn, President, CCP
Foundations and state and local governments have a long history of working together and a common goal of supporting the quality of life in their communities.
A Healthy Early Childhood Acton Plan: Policies for a Lifetime of Well-being, from the Trust for America’s Health, is an extremely comprehensive summary of early childhood policy, research and practice and contains excellent data on the benefits of certain policies, programs and interventions.