Built Environment and Health

Our health is influenced greatly by core aspects of our communities—from the quality of our housing, to access to healthy food and safe places to exercise and play.

Across the nation, RWJF supports programs that help to transform local environments in ways that remove health barriers and make it easier for people to lead healthier lives.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

Bridgeport, Connecticut

October 28, 2015 Story
Innovative “green” strategies have revitalized Bridgeport and created a healthy, sustainable environment. The transformation has not only boosted the economy, but is also leading to new schools, housing, green spaces—and opportunities for health.

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