Forum: How do we create healthy neighborhoods for all?

Allegheny County Health Director Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, participated in an hour-long online forum sponsored by the Urbankind Institute of Pittsburgh. The forum, live-streamed and recorded on June 17, was titled: My Neighborhood; How do we create healthy, opportunity-rich neighborhoods for all?

Panelists included: Dr. Karen Hacker; Dawn Plummer, Director of Pittsburgh Policy Food Council; Presley Gillespie, President, Neighborhood Allies; Stephanie Boddie, CMU; Candi Castleberry Singleton, CEO Dignity and Respect Inc.; and Kyra Straussman, Director of Real Estate Urban Redevelopment Authority.

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Created in 1957, the Allegheny County Health Department is charged with protecting the environmental and public health of 1.2 million County residents through Pennsylvania Act 315 , the Local Health Administration Law.