Housing and Neighborhood Development

Poverty Forum: Recommendations to Erie County by Henry Louis Taylor, 2017 Neighborhoods matter in the quest to mitigate the harmful effects of poverty and low-incomes on the lives of Erie County residents.  An abundant literature argues that neighborhood contexts are, in themselves, important determinants of the life chances and outcomes of people’s lives.  The individual,

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Reflections on the Cuban International Conference on Hygiene and Epidemiology: Building Bridges of Cooperation with Latin America

“The neighborhood…should be the crucial entry point for policy-making and health intervention.” by Henry Louis Taylor, 2016 The Havana confab brought together public health and social scientists from sixteen different Latin American countries, and focused on three interrelated themes: the social determinants of health; food security and nutrition, and the prevention and control of disease. During the

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