Partners in promoting health and equity

Partners in promoting health and equity

Stories of health care and community

Through inspiring films and stories, this series explores a new role for health care organizations as drivers of community collaboration enriching the health and well-being of the people they serve.

Learn how hospitals and health systems are working with partners to implement innovative, community-based initiatives and helping build conditions that support community health and resilience.

These partnerships harness the enormous power and influence of the health care sector to move beyond emergency care toward true healing.

From recovering hospital food for people in need to ending forced labor in supply chains to preventative approaches to address the root causes of illness, these stories showcase how health care organizations and community partners can lead the way to a thriving and sustainable society grounded in health, equity, and resilience.

Learn how to get involved.

Explore the stories 

Food waste recovery partnership

Prescription for a healthy home 

Illinois hospital serves ‘best bowl of oats’ while nourishing patients, soil & local economy

hand holding oat grains 

Ending forced labor in health care supply chains

child holding peering through long strips of fabric 

CommonWealth Kitchen whisks up bright future for foodie entrepreneurs 

Busy kitchen with people working

Digging deep: How former refugees are growing their own businesses 

Asian woman surrounded by green plants

Ambulances that don’t idle offer savings and less emissions

Black man in uniform standing in front of an ambulance