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How do housing policies affect community health? The BLOCK Project continues to respond to this question with engaging articles on how housing policies have maintained racial segregation, poor investment, and health disparities in low-income neighborhoods and...
Large institutions can promote healthier communities and more equitable food systems by leveraging their food purchasing power. Institutional purchasing decisions based on good food values also benefit the local economy and the environment. ChangeLab...
Time off to care for very young children has many health-related benefits
ChangeLab Solutions has developed a suite of 3 products (a fact sheet, literature review, and infographic) to provide an overview of the positive health effects of paid family leave (PFL) for families, young children, and new mothers. Time off to care for...
Shauneequa Owusu is a senior vice president at ChangeLab Solutions, where she leads the development of strategies and approaches to improve the health of communities across the nation.  Shauneequa’s passion for urban policy and community development...
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 841, which prohibits schools from marketing foods that cannot be sold or served in those schools. The addition to the state education code is based on the idea that unhealthy foods that may not be...