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Monday April 15th 2024

Posts Tagged ‘Dakota Language House’

Partnership in developing ways to improve health in the community

Partnership in developing ways to improve health in the community

By Janice Barbee, Cultural Wellness Center The Backyard Initiative (BYI) is a partnership between Allina and the community surrounding Allina headquarters (on Chicago and Lake) to develop ways to improve the health of the community. The Cultural Wellness Center engages community residents in Community Health action Teams (CHATs) to generate ideas and strategies that are implemented by residents that will have an impact on personal health and the health of the community. (more…)

Teams are “Planting the Seeds” to “Grow Health”

by Janice Barbee, Cultural Wellness Center Community Health Action Teams are “Planting the Seeds”' to Grow Health Residents who live in the Backyard area (East Phillips, Ventura Village, Phillips West, Midtown Phillips, Powderhorn Park, Corcoran, and Central neighborhoods) have been meeting monthly in Citizen Health Action Teams (CHATs) to develop their strategies to improve the health of residents. The Backyard Initiative was initiated by Allina Hospitals and Clinics in the fall of 2008. What was once a project led by Allina is now a community-owned project in which Allina is a major partner. At the July meeting, several CHATs presented an update of their work. (more…)

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