The Open Door, Impacts and Opportunities: Results from A Discussion of the Open Door's Healthy Food Access Work

In 2013, the Open Door received funding from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota through the Health Equity in Prevention (HEiP) initiative. Through its HEiP funding, the Open Door is influencing policy and legislation, changing organizational practices, and building coalitions and networks to reduce health inequities related to food. In January 2015, a group of 16 project stakeholders were invited to a Ripple Effect Mapping discussion about the Open Door's healthy food access work. This a summary of the discussion.

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Stuber, Nick

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8 p.

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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