When people are healthy, they are able to more fully participate in our economy, exercise the opportunity of civic engagement and involvement, as well as pursue their own hopes and dreams. Through Invest Health, leaders from mid-sized cities across the U.S. are developing new strategies to increase and leverage investments and drive community development projects that can improve health and well-being in neighborhoods with the most need.
Mid-sized cities are where a majority of Americans live, and where we often see significant disinvestment and disparities. But these are also the cities that are stepping up as hubs of innovation, centers of civic engagement and incubators of scalable solutions. Hear from Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and leaders of mid-sized cities as they discuss opportunities and challenges.