Authentic Community Engagement

Stories of Impact Authentic Community Engagement One of Palm Health Foundation’s first Healthier Together communities was Jupiter, Florida. Launched in 2014, it became a case study for authentic community participation and how the foundation built trust through “mini-grants,” a way for all to become local stewards of shared resources. Lynn Hays, long-time Jupiter resident and first […]

Capacity Building

Stories of Impact Capacity Building Emanuel “Dupree” Jackson, Jr. is a lifelong Delray Beach resident. Passionate about his community, he became one of Healthier Delray Beach’s strongest assets. His lived experience and stature as a trusted community member helped Palm Health Foundation and the initiative’s fiscal agent create breakthroughs in engaging residents who were initially […]

Network Building

Stories of Impact Network Building Healthier Together project directors became catalysts for uniting the voices of residents with people holding positions of power. They often became navigators and facilitators to create relationships and connections where everyone could share in positive outcomes. Ricky Petty, Healthier Boynton Beach project director, shares one example. “Over something as seemingly […]