Monthly Archives: June 2020

HCP Collab-blog: Collaboration in a Time of Crisis—Thinking Outside the Box

2020-07-13T15:49:34+00:00

In times of crisis, we are reminded to “look for the helpers.” And, we’ve certainly heard that quite a lot over the last few months. It is worth saying it again, because we are very fortunate in the Mahoning Valley to have so many helpers here. And, we have helpers who are ready and willing not only to help those with the greatest but also to help each other. This approach centered on offering mutual aid and support is foundational to who and what the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley (HCP-MV) is all about. As important as it is to HCP-MV to [...]

HCP Collab-blog: Collaboration in a Time of Crisis—Thinking Outside the Box2020-07-13T15:49:34+00:00

HCP Moment of the Month: Mahoning Valley Leaders Recognize Racism as a Public Health Crisis

2020-06-26T16:57:41+00:00

It's Time The Mayor, Youngstown City Council Members, and City Health Officials declare racism a public health crisis in Youngstown On Friday, June 19, 2020, the City of Youngstown declared racism as a public health crisis. In an historic vote held on the historic Junteenth holiday, which celebrates the liberation of African Americans from slavery in the United States, all seven council members voiced their support for this declaration as well as commitments to follow up these words with much needed actions. Members of Warren City Council unanimously supported a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis [...]

HCP Moment of the Month: Mahoning Valley Leaders Recognize Racism as a Public Health Crisis2020-06-26T16:57:41+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett

2020-06-23T11:25:26+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett As Trumbull County’s Food Access Coordinator, I hope to accomplish finding sustainable solutions to alleviate the food gaps within the community. Every day I wake up determine to think outside of the box for new opportunities that will make our communities healthier. So far, I have built relationships with 7 independent-locally owned convenience stores within Warren, Oh that is passionate of selling healthier options, such as fresh produce within their stores. It has been a pleasure of getting to know the store owners, not only on a professional level but on a personal level. [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Christian Bennett2020-06-23T11:25:26+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs

2020-06-17T16:12:04+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs What an amazing time to be alive and working in the valley. Much of my farming, cooking, and wellness consulting have been about connecting folk to the soil, plants, and wellbeing. I’ve always shared my resources off-site at other gardens, kitchens, and businesses. This year plant medicine and land stewardship is the focus. It’s kind of always been the focus of my small urban farm but this time it will be followed through by planting more native species, getting more seeds, trees, and bulbs into the hands of growers and providing onsite social distance [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Sophia Buggs2020-06-17T16:12:04+00:00

Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley Message Condemning Impacts of Racism on Health & Commitment to Working Together to Improve Health Equity in the Mahoning Valley

2020-08-20T13:05:25+00:00

Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley Message Condemning Impacts of Racism on Health & Commitment to Working Together to Improve Health Equity in the Mahoning Valley HCP Responds to Recent National Tragedies and Reaffirms Collective Commitment to Address Racism as a Public Health Emergency  Over the past two years, members of the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley have been journeying together towards an ambitious destination: To improve health, wellbeing, and health equity for all residents in the Mahoning Valley. A big part towards achieving this mission includes encouraging residents to get outside to use parks, trails, sidewalks, or other public spaces [...]

Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley Message Condemning Impacts of Racism on Health & Commitment to Working Together to Improve Health Equity in the Mahoning Valley2020-08-20T13:05:25+00:00
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