Last night, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence honored the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Rhode Island (GHHI Rhode Island) for its leadership role in establishing the Rhode Island Alliance for Healthy Homes (the Alliance). GHHI Rhode Island has been successful in bringing together a broad partnership of housing, health and energy providers from across the state to produce an integrated housing assessment and intervention delivery model that better serves low income families.
Five nonprofits will receive 2015 Best Practice awards Tuesday from the Rhode Island Foundation. Green & Healthy Homes Initiative will receive the Best Practice for Collaboration Award. Read more in … Continued
Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will award the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Baltimore (GHHI Baltimore) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital CHAMPS Program in Memphis, Tenn. with the 2015 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management. This award recognizes organizations that offer comprehensive, in-home interventions and innovative asthma education to improve the lives of people with asthma in underserved communities. The award ceremony will take place tonight at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
The Sandtown neighborhood of Baltimore has all the markers of the depressed inner city. Unemployment is high, drug abuse is rampant and many houses are vacant and dilapidated. Less apparent-but equally insidious-is … Continued
GHHI Jackson Outcome Broker Catherine Lee discusses the impact of lead poisoning, the current statistics for Mississippi and how to prevent exposure. Read the full story in the Jackson Free … Continued