Making the Business Case: Community Health Investments Yield Results

Making the Business Case: Community Health Investments Yield Results

[Music] Investments in community health yield results making it easier to be healthy where we live, learn, work, and play. All these healthy initiatives are really economic development at its core. So, we have customers who are buying these healthy options. We have a business owner who’s making more money. And, as a community, we’re […]

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Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

[MUSIC PLAYING] 45 million African Americans; 76 percent Obese & Overweight Adults; 40 percent High Blood Pressure; 48 percent Smoke Cigarettes Local Leaders & Businesses can help make healthy living easier in African American communities. People of color in this community continue to be the ones with [the] highest degrees of diabetes, highest degrees of […]

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OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

[ Singing in native language, drums beating ] STUDI: At the turn of the last century, Native people lived off the land, hunting, fishing, gathering, and farming. As times changed, our way of life changed. [ Men shouting, sticks rattling ] Many of us were not as physically active as we used to be. Our […]

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OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

WES STUDI At the turn-of-the-last century, Native people lived off the land. WES STUDI As times changed, our way of life of growing, gathering and hunting traditional foods changed. Today, Native people are on the move to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Eat healthy. Be active. Make wise choices. Our people and cultures hold the […]

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