Nancy Andrews on Healthy Communities: Critical Discussion on Community Development and Health
Human development, community development and health are inseparable. There is a growing body of knowledge that makes it clear that the communities we live in can help us or hurt us in every conceivable way.
– Nancy O. Andrews, LIIF President & CEO
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s NewPublicHealth.org published a Q&A with LIIF’s President & CEO Nancy O. Andrews on the intersection of community development and health. Ms. Andrews discusses why it is critical that the health and community development sectors work together, what unique perspectives and skills each group brings to the table, and how LIIF is positioning itself to be a better investor in healthy communities.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched NewPublicHealth.org to examine new approaches the nation’s most significant health problems, engage in conversation and spur new ideas and innovation in the public health sector.