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5 Healthy Towns Tackles Mental Health Needs of Western Washtenaw County

In 2019, the 5 Healthy Towns Foundation and ReThink Health led discussions with Washtenaw community leaders to collaborate in ways that were both measureable and impactful to the community—focusing on one big thing, rather than lots of smaller, separate things.

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Jefferson Health Announces Cardiovascular Health Initiative in Philadelphia

The three-year “Closing the Gap” initiative is designed to address social determinants of health that contribute to adverse cardiovascular outcomes in underserved neighborhoods.

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SCOTUS Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade Will Exacerbate Existing Inequities that Undermine Health and Well-Being

Caring for women’s health has been a central pillar of the Rippel Foundation’s mission since its founding in 1953. The practical, real-world consequences of this decision will exacerbate the already existing challenges to achieving a world where all people can truly thrive.

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Guide to Shared Stewardship in Health Care

 

On behalf of ReThink Health, Community Initiatives Network, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), with support from Well Being Trust, we invite you to explore the recently released Shared Stewardship in Health Care guide. The Guide explores the principles and culture of stewardship that Rippel and our partners are dedicated to promoting in order to achieve the north star goal of equitable health and well-being for all.

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Stewards Rising Campaign: Answering the Call for Change

ReThink Health, the flagship initiative of Rippel, is launching a new campaign, Stewards Rising: Answering the Call for Change. The campaign is designed to spread awareness about the groundbreaking work of stewards who are shaping the future of health and well-being in their communities. Click to explore and join the movement.

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2021 Pulse Check on Shared Stewardship for Thriving Together Across America

Rippel’s ReThink Health initiative is proud to publish the 2021 Pulse Check on Shared Stewardship for Thriving Together Across America, the first and only nationwide survey to examine the state of stewardship values, priorities, and practices. Findings reveal the extent to which those in pivotal positions are thinking and acting like stewards of an equitable, thriving future.

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Rippel Foundation Op-ed Published in Crain’s New York

“It doesn’t have to be this way. City leaders have the power to change the trajectory for residents.” An op-ed in Crain’s New York by Rippel EVP Becky Payne calls for cities and regions to improve health outcomes by developing policies that focus on the vital conditions for health and by making long-term commitments to every aspect of well-being.

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Rippel’s New York Times Letter to the Editor Calls for System Change

Rippel EVP Becky Payne’s New York Times letter to the editor highlights the importance of shared stewardship and a focus on vital conditions to create system change. “This is a systems failure, and we need systems solutions.”

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How To Make a Case for Healthcare Systems Centered Around Justice

Watch the latest Brunch n’ Learn session featuring guest speakers from Rippel Foundation, CaseMakers, Build Healthy Places Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Rippel Announces Grant Awards to Nine Regional Community Organizations

Rippel is pleased to announce grants to nine organizations working to advance health and well-being in New Jersey and other local communities. Nominated by the Rippel Board and staff members, each organization has received $25,000 in unrestricted funds, which will be used toward general operating and programmatic support.

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Rippel Looks Toward the Future of Health and Well-Being: An Interview with Our CEO

Our President and CEO, Laura Landy, recently sat down with Nina del Rio, host of iHeart Media’s ‘Get Connected’ radio program, to discuss the Foundation’s FORESIGHT initiative, the impact that shared stewardship can have, and the future of health and well-being at this critical time.

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Webinar: The Long View: New Year, New Practices

So many in philanthropy want to contribute to building a more just and equitable future, but the question is, how? Dealing with compounding and urgent crises can easily consume our energies. How do we begin to imagine and create practices that bring about new opportunities for a vibrant future?

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