Shaking the Foundation - Blog

What's new in health? Weekly highlights

The Connecticut Health Foundation launched a weekly newsletter round-up of top local and national stories about health care reform and health equity to keep you informed. We will update our website with the four most recent round-ups so make sure to check back weekly or subscribe to our emails ! Week of … more >

May 16, 2017

Academy Insights:  An update on the foundation’s health equity advocacy and leadership program

Today on our blog, we hear from our Academy facilitators, Licy DoCanto and Jonathan Kent, who provide a recap of the March Leadership Academy seminar.   On a cold (but sunny) day in January, the foundation celebrated the long-awaited launch of the Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership … more >

May 10, 2017

Academy Leader Spotlight: Gina Federico Muslim

Today’s post spotlights Gina Federico Muslim, Director, North Hartford Partnership for Community Solutions and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. Gina has over 20 years of experience working in the non-profit field and has been involved in community … more >

March 31, 2017

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nichelle A. Mullins

Today’s post spotlights Nichelle A. Mullins, President and CEO of Charter Oak Health Center and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. As a native of Hartford and an attorney by trade, Nichelle has been a strong advocate for children's legal and education … more >

March 6, 2017

Academy Leader Spotlight: Nancy Boone

Today’s post spotlights Nancy Boone, the Director of the Connecticut Alliance for Basic Human Needs (CABHN) and a 2017 Leader in our Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership. We caught up with Nancy to ask her to reflect on her reasons for joining this inaugural class of health … more >

February 27, 2017