Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Voices Of Detroit Initiative




The community-health collaborative works to improve services for medically underserved populations by coordinating the efforts of local health systems, public health agencies, community-health centers and grassroots organizations. This grant supportsthe rollout and replication of a “Healthy Living Mall” model designed to reduce the incidence of diabetes and hypertension among seniors living on a residential-housing campus aspart of the Safety-Net Enhancement Initiative, a cohort of eight communities around the country addressing health disparities through multi-sector collaboration.