Healthy Communities Posts

Bright Spots Lighting Up the Nation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize helps elevate communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health. Here's what makes it special.

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Burness Proudly Supports Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the press is a bedrock principle of democracy. Our work shows why each of us must do our part to protect it.

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Go On A Field Trip

Field trips shouldn't just be for kids. Sometimes it's necessary for us to step out of the office to really connect with and understand the issues we work on.

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A Memorial for America’s Servicewomen

Thanks to the Women’s Memorial, the stories of America's servicewomen are being preserved—and told.

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The Curb Cut Effect: How A Fix For One Group Benefits Us All

The origins of the football huddle, impact of the GI bill, and the creation of modern-day sidewalk curbs have more in common than you think.

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A Sobering Lens for What Should be a Joyous Time

This year’s County Health Rankings show that health gaps persist not only by place, but also by race and ethnicity. Birthweight is one example.

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In Northern Virginia, a New Report Reveals Stark Disparities in Opportunity

Interspersed among some of the country's wealthiest communities are “islands of disadvantage.”

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Liven It Up with Facebook Live

Want to go live on Facebook for your organization? Here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Honoring Exceptional Leaders

This holiday season, the winners of the prestigious Heinz Awards give us something to be grateful for.

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Storytelling and the Gift of Trust

As a writer and storyteller, I’m grateful for the generosity of people who share their stories.

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