Lead/Toxics Educator Consultant Candace Jackson sat down with Pastor Jimmie James from B.E.S.T to learn more about how he and his team are educating their neighbors and affecting change.
Floribert Mubalama founded the Congolese Integration Network to strengthen cultural community connections for Congolese refugees and immigrants. Learn more about how his story drives his community organizing work.
Congratulations to our Innovation Fund partners! We had a great time at the Science-Based Innovation Training and Workshop delving into the IDEAS Framework. Learn more about the framework and how our partners are using it to design and adapt their programs.
For National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, we asked toxicologist Shirlee Tan: What’s the deal with lead and why is it a public health issue?
A parking lot may be an unexpected place to find healthy fruits and vegetables and community members connecting with one another. But that’s just what you will see when you visit the White Center Food Bank. Learn how their work in partnership with Communities of Opportunity is improving the health and well-being of White Center.
Communities of Opportunity is now accepting applications for consultants to help build our Learning Community — a platform to share knowledge and build capacity to accelerate the impact of COO’s work.
In this podcast, Candace Jackson, a Lead/Toxics Educator Consultant with Best Starts for Kids, shares how Best Starts and Public Health-Seattle & King County are partnering with communities to understand the best way to get word out about lead risks, while also increasing access to lead testing of toys and homes.
Congratulations to our Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home-Based Services partners! Learn what they have to say about measuring success and doing things differently in their home visiting programs.
Later this month, Communities of Opportunity is releasing a Request for Applications for consultants to help build our Learning Community.
Over the past two decades, a growing body of epidemiological research has shown us just how common experiences of trauma and adversity in childhood are, as well as the staggering impact they can have on lifelong health and well-being. With evidence of these impacts now well-established, we often ask, “But what can we do about it?” Best Starts for Kids hopes to be part of the answer to that question.