Building Healthy Communities by Investing in People and Place
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Nancy Andrews highlights the urgency of integrating community development and health at the 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC) in Chicago. Reflecting on Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen’s historic speech at the NICRC, Nancy Andrews discusses the value of combining people- and place-based investments in community development in order to build healthy communities and create economic prosperity.
The interview is part of a series produced by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to highlight the Commission to Build a Healthier America’s recommendation that health and community development work together to create healthy environments where everyone thrives.