HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Dawn Turnage, City of Youngstown Parks and Recreation

2021-07-16T15:49:24+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Dawn Turnage, City of Youngstown Parks and Recreation Promoting, Preserving, and Preparing Our Parks for the Future For nearly 40 years, the United States has celebrated National Parks and Recreation Month in July. The National Recreation and Parks Association describes the purpose of the month long celebration, which is to: promote building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation, and to recognize the more than 160,000 full-time park and recreation professionals — along with hundreds of thousands of part-time and seasonal workers and volunteers — that maintain our country’s local, [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Dawn Turnage, City of Youngstown Parks and Recreation2021-07-16T15:49:24+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Cassandra Clevenger, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership

2021-06-25T20:29:16+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Cassandra Clevenger--Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership Community Resource Coordinator: Convening, Collaborating & Connecting Cassandra Clevenger distributing seeds and information about TNP's programming The season has shifted into summer: temperatures are warming, flowers blooming,  strawberries are heavy and ready for harvesting, busy bees are buzzing here and there--our June Partner Spotlight shines on Cassandra Clevenger, TNP's Community Resource Coordinator, who is at the center of much of this hive of activity. Ms. Clevenger is also part of the cohort representing HCP in the CDC's National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health and current Trumbull County Co-Chair [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Cassandra Clevenger, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership2021-06-25T20:29:16+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Urban Forestry

2021-04-29T19:02:03+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Urban Forestry Planting Seeds, Growing a Culture of Conservation in the Mahoning Valley Celebrating Minority Health Month & National Poetry Month with an excerpt from Langston Hughes' "April Rain Song" As the sayings go, “April’s showers bring May’s flowers,” and “when it rains, it pours.” April has been a busy, fruitful month for HCP and many of our partners, but our spotlight is looking up to the trees. Throughout April, HCP recognized National Minority Health Month and celebrated significant contributions that Black Indigenous and People of [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Urban Forestry2021-04-29T19:02:03+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning & Trumbull County Land Banks

2021-04-06T11:38:09+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning & Trumbull County Land Banks A Decade of Demolitions to Grow a Greener Mahoning Valley A lot has changed over the last 10 years. Common sights in 2011 are artifacts by 2021 standards. Technology is always a reliable place to look for what’s new, different, updated, and upgraded—iPods are no more; much of our data and entertainment floats in a cloud or through a stream rather than burned onto DVDs or flashdrives; and everything is “smarter”—including toothbrushes, hairbrushes, and other “things.” Steel Mill along Mahoning River 1962—Photo donated by Joseph E. Cole to [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning & Trumbull County Land Banks2021-04-06T11:38:09+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: The D5 Group

2021-02-25T16:20:57+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: The D5 Group  Celebrating One Year Working with the D5 Group to Share Our Stories World renowned author and Ohio-native Maya Angelou warns us that, “there is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." An important part of the work of the Healthy Community Partnership is to remember that that while we pool and pull together data, we don't forget about our stories—individual and collective—and making sure they are treasured and told. D5 Group Founder DeShawn Scott in the Studio Seven years ago, DeShawn Scott founded the D5 Group, which is [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: The D5 Group2021-02-25T16:20:57+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes

2020-12-17T18:49:08+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes The Healthy Community Partnership Says Thank You! to Our Community Health Heroes for Their Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic For our final Partner Spotlight of 2020, it seemed not only appropriate but essential to recognize our partners who have been standing in the spotlight this entire year: our Community Health Heroes. Powerful image of a healthcare worker keeping a patient above water from Iranian artist Bozorghmehr Hosseinpour. Our partners in public health and healthcare have been working tirelessly since the COVID-19 pandemic crashed into our communities nine long months [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Community Health Heroes2020-12-17T18:49:08+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative

2020-12-17T18:05:12+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative It’s November, which signals the shifting from fall’s golden hours to the silvery shades of winter. And, for many, November is also the beginning of the holiday season. Though our holiday celebrations will look very different this year, one of the essential elements at the center of many holiday traditions will stay the same: food.  At HCP, we always have food on our minds. But, this year especially, it’s been top of mind of many. As we approach the 9 month mark of living through a pandemic, we’ve all heard or read [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Lake to River Food Cooperative2020-12-17T18:05:12+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride—Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley

2020-10-22T19:47:51+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride Community Outreach and Education at Akron Children's Mahoning Valley October is National Children’s Health Month, and the week of October 19-23 is Health Education Week. So, for the October Partner Spotlight, HCP would like to recognize two members of our team whose work focuses on providing outreach and educational opportunities that highlight the importance of protecting and promoting our children’s health: William McMahon, Jr. and Francine McBride from Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. National Children’s Health Month is recognized by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention as a time [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Bill McMahon & Francine McBride—Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley2020-10-22T19:47:51+00:00

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator

2020-09-17T12:50:09+00:00

Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator The Healthy Community Partnership-Mahoning Valley is very excited to welcome a new member to our team. Robin Perry will be joining the Partnership as a full-year AmeriCorps VISTA beginning her term on August 31, 2020 and concluding the following year. She will be serving in a role titled the HCP-MV Network Coordinator, where she will enhance HCP-MV’s ability to effectively manage collaborative projects. Some of the activities she will be engaged in will include improving internal and external communications and developing a story bank to capture and share success stories. Through saving [...]

HCP-MV Partner Spotlight: Robin Perry, HCP-MV Network Coordinator2020-09-17T12:50:09+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers

2020-08-19T19:11:07+00:00

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers This week, August 2-8, is National Farmers Market Week. Farmers Markets have become an anticipated summer staple across the Mahoning Valley. These spaces offer farmers, gardeners, bakers, and creators of all kinds a place to come together to connect with the community and to share good food and stories. 2020 National Farmers Market Week Infographic The National Farmers Market Coalition has a harvested a bounty of resources that demonstrate the multiple significant ways farmers markets benefit communities: Farmers Markets Stimulate Local Economies The USDA estimates that local food sales [...]

HCP Partner Spotlight: Mahoning Valley Farmers Market Managers2020-08-19T19:11:07+00:00
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