This panel explored new ways to fund and support critical public health initiatives using private philanthropy, health insurance, and federal resources. Healthy homes play a critical role in community health and desired social outcomes.
Building on the momentum of Pay for Success projects worldwide, this panel discussed what's next. Guests heard about lessons learned and latest iterations of Pay for Success project design from the US, the UK, and developing nations.
As citizens' expectations about the transparency and accountability of government changes, so must leaders. This panel asked those on the front end of government reform how they are incorporating 21st Century principles of governance into their leadership.
The revolving door in and out of jail is costly and ineffective for offenders, and for our communities. Panelists shared recent research and how it is being used to develop innovative programs that address the root causes of incarceration and recidivism.
Research shows that housing and place matter. Stable, affordable, high-quality housing in a good neighborhood offer families a platform for greater opportunities in education, health, child well-being, and more. The panel examined how housing matters, the return on investment in housing, and how the fast rise of housing costs puts families at great risk.
Research suggests that children from disadvantaged backgrounds face a host of challenges from an early age that often result in negative outcomes over the life of the individual. Research also suggests that targeted, high-quality interventions can close some of those achievement and opportunity gaps. the panel discussed some of the innovative work being done around the country to invest more resources more thoughtfully in underprivileged children through models like Pay for Success and other research-based interventions.
As a national dialogue continues on behavioral health, it is important that the needs of older adults be included in the conversation. This session focused on the intersection of behavioral health, older adults and county services' systems.