Northpoint Health and Wellness, Impacts and Opportunities: Results from A Discussion of Breathe Free North and Northpoint Health and Wellness' Tobacco Control Work in North Minneapolis

These are the results of the Ripple Effect Mapping exercise done withNorthPoint Health and Wellness and stakeholders regarding their Health Equity in Prevention funded work. Through their youth leadership initiative, Breathe Free North, NorthPoint Health and Wellness have supported a youth-led assessment of youth tobacco use and tobacco point-of-sale practices among North Minneapolis tobacco retailers. NorthPoint is also working to encourage smoke-free policies in multi-unit housing buildings in North Minneapolis. In October 2014, a group of 15 project stakeholders were invited to a Ripple Effect Mapping discussion about the project�s impact in the community.



Ferris, Melanie


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Wilder Topic

Health Equity

Project Information

Health Equity in Prevention

The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota provided funding to organizations through the Health Equity in Prevention initiative to advance health equity through policy, systems, and environmental changes. Wilder Research conducted a review of tools than can assess organizational capacity to advance health equity. Evaluation work included conducting ripple effect mapping discussions with HEiP-funded organizations to understand project impacts. Reports also highlight policy work and lessons learned.

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