HCP News

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

2020-07-01T18:11:27+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 Box2020-07-01T18:11:27+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

2020-06-12T12:29:53+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 Valley2020-06-12T12:29:53+00:00

HCP Collab-blog: Celebrating Bicycling in Warren—A Cycle in Evolution

2020-06-17T13:48:39+00:00

HCP Highlights: Celebrating Bicycling in Warren—A Cycle in Evolution Reflecting on a Proud History with Bike to Work Warren to a Promising Future with Trumbull County Bike Fest at the Warren-Trumbull County Library, Walk and Bike to School Days, and Beyond Contributors: Jenna Amerine and Denise Rising Though the Healthy Community Partnership is still relatively new, the partners and their work have been present and pushing for change for many years. But, the members of HCP recognize that no one organization, or one city or one county for that matter, can create and continue the kind of [...]

HCP Collab-blog: Celebrating Bicycling in Warren—A Cycle in Evolution2020-06-17T13:48:39+00:00

Director’s Note: Caring about Nature, Neighborhoods, and Our Neighbors during and after COVID-19

2020-06-11T15:58:56+00:00

Caring about Nature, Neighborhoods, and Our Neighbors HCP-MV efforts highlight interconnectedness of parks, public spaces, people, and policy The world is in a time of transition and transformation. Winter has become spring, for the most part. Our lives and routines are continuing to adapt to existing in a world with physical distancing. A world where holidays are celebrated on screens. A world where some of us now work, go to school, pray and play in our living rooms and kitchens. A world where the outdoors has become the gym. A world where we have been forced to live, [...]

Director’s Note: Caring about Nature, Neighborhoods, and Our Neighbors during and after COVID-192020-06-11T15:58:56+00:00

HCP Publishes 2019 Year in Review

2020-04-27T21:23:08+00:00

Check Out HCP's Work in 2019 The Healthy Community Partnership recently published a review of its work and collaborative efforts throughout 2019. Although that work looks very different in the midst of the current health crisis, it is inspiring to reflect on how much is accomplished when partners come together to create community solutions. Read the full 2019 Year in Review here! We recently launched a new Facebook page and would love you to visit and learn more about how HCP and its partners are responding to COVID-19. [...]

HCP Publishes 2019 Year in Review2020-04-27T21:23:08+00:00

Share Your Smile, Not Your Space Press Release

2020-04-29T20:25:45+00:00

HEALTHY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP-MAHONING VALLEY LAUNCHES COVID-19 HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE GUIDE AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CHALLENGE Resources and Activities to Help Residents Be Safe, Active while Staying Home FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Lowry Director of the Healthy Community Partnership Mahoning Valley Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley (330) 540-1022  SLowry@cfmv.org HEALTHY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP-MAHONING VALLEY LAUNCHES COVID-19 HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE GUIDE AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CHALLENGE Resources and Activities to Help Residents Be Safe, Active while Staying Home  YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – Members of the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley (HCP-MV) are working together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis [...]

Share Your Smile, Not Your Space Press Release2020-04-29T20:25:45+00:00

HCP-MV Responds to COVID-19 Crisis

2020-04-20T20:53:58+00:00

HCP-MV Responds to COVID-19 Crisis March 2020 came in and left like a very angry lion. Causing tremendous amounts of upheaval, chaos, and fear in the process. Everyone is adjusting to living in the “new normal” because of COVID-19, which has diverted businesses, non-profits, governments, and residents from their plans and piled on more stress than we’re used to shouldering.  Partners of the Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley (HCP-MV) immediately sprung into action responding to the crisis by providing support and service to each other and those in our communities that most need it. We’ve been doing our best to [...]

HCP-MV Responds to COVID-19 Crisis2020-04-20T20:53:58+00:00

Ground Breaking for Lincoln Knolls Community Park

2020-03-11T19:39:43+00:00

Lincoln Knolls Ground Breaking Ceremony On Thursday, July 18, Lincoln Knolls Community Watch and many partners broke ground on improvements to Lincoln Knolls Community Park. Residents from the Lincoln Knolls Community Watch have been working closely with the City of Youngstown, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC), Healthy Community Partnership, and other community leaders to develop a plan and generate support to upgrade the amenities and condition of Lincoln Knolls Community Park.

Ground Breaking for Lincoln Knolls Community Park2020-03-11T19:39:43+00:00

May is Bike Month!

2019-07-22T15:34:34+00:00

HCP Members Put Together Bike Month Events On Wednesday, April 24, Warren City Council passed a resolution, proclaiming May 2019 as Bike Month. Two Healthy Community Partnership Members, Denise Rising of Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership​ and Jenna Amerine with the Trumbull County Combined Health District (pictured above), have worked hard with other partners to make May an exciting month for Trumbull County! Walk and Bike to School Day at Jefferson Elementary Wednesday, May 8 (National Bike to School Day) Adult Cycling in the City Saturday, May 4 and Saturday May 11 To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adult-cycling-in-the-city-tickets-60403023068 8th Annual [...]

May is Bike Month!2019-07-22T15:34:34+00:00

HCP Partners Participate at 2019 Innovations Conference

2019-06-19T18:22:36+00:00

Safe Routes to Parks walk audit attendees learning about recent infrastructure investments at Crandall Park. (Left to Right) Doris Bullock, Dawn Turnage, Denise Rising, and Danielle Lewis lead a group of Innovations attendees on a Safe Routes to Parks walk audit from the JCC to Crandall Park. Deb Flora, Executive Director of the Mahoning County Land Bank, shares green space projects in Youngstown, Campbell neighborhoods. Shawn Carvin, Director of the Trumbull County Land Bank, discusses vacant lot and green space projects in Warren. Jim Kinnick, Executive Director of Eastgate, and Mayor Brown [...]

HCP Partners Participate at 2019 Innovations Conference2019-06-19T18:22:36+00:00