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The Rippel Effect: Winter 2023
We’re excited to share the first issue of our newsletter—The Rippel Effect! This quarterly newsletter will serve as a way to connect, share stories of stewardship, and exchange resources as we all work together to grow the movement for equitable health and well-being.
New Federal Plan Presents Revolutionary Redesign of Government Efforts to Improve Americans’ Health and Well-Being
The federal government has released its interagency plan for Equitable Long-term Recovery and Resilience. Read the response from Becky Payne, former Lead, Federal Plan for Long Term Recovery and Resilience at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and incoming Rippel President and CEO.
Health Affairs Forefront: Organizing Around Vital Conditions Moves the Social Determinants Agenda into Wider Action
A team led by Rippel’s ReThink Health initiative, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, came together in 2017 to articulate a set of “vital conditions” for health and well-being. This paper explains the vital conditions framework, its genesis, and how organizing around the vital conditions moves the social determinants agenda into wider action.