Advocates connect through a shared commitment to improve health outcomes.
Amal Barre's research and advocacy efforts address housing instability and the sense of belonging in the community.
How UpLift's collaboration with many partners led to greater impact
Working together to improve housing is leading to better health outcomes.
An incentive program has provided a model for increasing access to nutritious foods and improving health outcomes.
DMU is transforming the way health sciences education is delivered.
A needs assessment of Oakridge Neighborhood residents is informing ways to improve health and well-being
An Iowa Doula Project is expanding community-based health care to improve Black maternal health outcomes.
How AMOS engaged hundreds of advocates to push for a children's mental health crisis response system
How support to Iowa Public Radio is building awareness of factors that influence well-being
New report highlights central Iowa Latinos contributions and disparities and elevates Latinx leaders
MercyOne's community health worker model improves outcomes for families.
The Vision Council has led conversations on how Iowa's families and children can be safe, secure, healthy, and well in our communities.
Outcomes from Mid-Iowa Health Foundation's HealthConnect Fellowship, October 2019-June 2021
How nonprofit leaders brought attention to the Latinx community and built new systems of support during the pandemic
uVoice high school students commit to learning about and addressing issues, including vaping and racial justice, in central Iowa.
The Dream Cube, a monolithic structure constructed of pillows piled 8-feet high, popped up in downtown Des Moines late last fall. The provocative piece sparked conversations about the potential of our youth—if they have a safe place to dream.
dsm Magazine features a unique collaboration that is engaging youth who’ve experienced homelessness in identifying new solutions to address this issue in central Iowa.
Iowa ACEs 360 shares this story about how supervisors in the Polk County Dept. of Human Services’ Child Welfare Division are addressing trauma in their workforce.
Teenagers in jumpsuits lying on yoga mats, their eyes closed, their bodies still. This is the image Megan Hoxhalli describes as remarkable for juvenile detention, a place where youth arrive shaken, dysregulated, and scared about their future.