Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

PolicyLink

Oakland, Calif.
$300,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2014

The national research, communications, capacity-building and advocacy-support organization is working to change land-use planning, urban design and urban food systems in ways that improve the health of low-income and minority communities. Through this grant, PolicyLink is developing a policy agenda and toolkit for integrating health and housing and providing assistance to public and private stakeholders to ensure the effective, equitable implementation of the federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative, which increases urban access to regional healthy-food systems.