Where we live affects every aspect of our lives, from our economic opportunities to our health outcomes. Studies have found that social and economic characteristics at the neighborhood level are independently associated with health outcomes. Low-income residents and people of color are more likely to live in neighborhoods with greater stressors than whites with higher incomes. For more than half a century, community development organizations have advanced social and economic opportunities in low-income areas. For more information click here.
How Are Community Development Organizations Contributing?