ERIC Number: ED468060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-May
Resource Guide to Community-Based Health and Community Development Initiatives.
Leigh, Wilhelmina A.; Jimenez, Maren A.; Lee, Deitra H.; Andrews, Julia L.
This guide features programs and initiatives that foster community development, while improving the health of individuals, or provide services to improve the health of individuals as well as fostering community economic development. The guide was developed to provide examples of successful programs and workable strategies to assist the revitalization activities underway in the Making Connections communities of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The guide provides details about 44 programs illustrative of the varying pathways between health and community economic development. In particular, the guide focuses on 14 programs that have improving health as the primary focus, 2 with a primary focus on enhancing the economic status of individuals and/or their communities, and 28 in which the focus is dual, improving health and enhancing economic status. All of the highlighted programs are illustrative of means to achieve the objectives noted, and all reflect some hallmarks of effective community programs. (SLD)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Economic Development, Health Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Resources, Urban Improvement
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-547-6600; Fax: 410-547-6624; Web site: http://www.aecf.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Washington, DC.