Improving health and health equity requires a systems approach to address the social factors impacting health. A focus on policy recognizes that health is created by a multitude of factors beyond healthcare and, in many cases, beyond the scope of traditional public health activities. With a “health in all policies” approach the Alliance will work to shine a light societal factors that have the greatest impact on health.

Housing and Health in Jacksonville

Housing, a social determinant of health, both impacts and is impacted by social and economic policies, education, income, and race/ethnicity, which all intersect to influence the health and well-being of individuals and their communities. This brief provides information on the connection between housing and health in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Heirs’ Property Brief

Heirs’ property is a legal term that describes what happens when a property has passed to family members by inheritance but has not gone through probate to determine who legally owns the property.

Food Insecurity Issues and Solutions in Jacksonville

Food security means that all people have access to enough food to live a healthy life. Food security is important to individual health, as well as the economic productivity of communities.