Access to Healthy Food
Built Environment
Federal Policy Advocacy
Efforts in the Field

Access to Healthy Food

Built Environment

Federal Policy Advocacy

Efforts in the Field

National Spotlight

Convergence Partnership Responds to Farm Bill and Healthy Food Access

The Convergence Partnership responds to the passage of the farm bill and programs to improve access to healthy food. The farm bill includes the authorization of $125 million for the national Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) that helps revitalize communities by bringing in new, vibrant healthy food retail and by creating and preserving quality jobs for local residents. To read the statement, click here.

Efforts in the Field

How a Group of Philanthropists Broke the Mold and Unlocked the Power of Collaboration

The Winter 2014 edition of the National Civic Review features Judith Bell and Larry Cohen discussing the Convergence Partnership’s approach to place-based environmental and policy change, using the power of collaboration to create a “field of fields.” The article is part of the Review’s Special Issue: Twenty-Five Years of Healthy Communities: Part 1. To read the article, click here.