“We need to think upstream and differently so we can improve health rather than just improving the problems that were created by our society in not investing.”
— Dr. Donald Schwarz, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, at #NetworkCommons, a bimonthly discussion series that promotes dialogue across the community development and health sectors.
“Health happens in neighborhoods.”
— Dr. David Erickson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health during a talk on shifting the focus from medical care to upstream social determinants of health.
“We’re paying a pound of cure for things that an ounce of prevention would address.”
— Josh Simon, East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation, in our new video “Collaborate? Easier Said Than Done.” where practitioners discuss the potential of cross-sector partnership.