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A Community Holding Hands to Bridge its Divide

Describes the actions taken and programs developed by the residents of Garrett County, Maryland, in response to the economic, cultural, and health challenges they face. Working together, the Garrett County residents have been able to provide scholarships to every high school graduate to attend community college for free, develop 700 affordable, low-income, mixed-income, and workforce housing units, and more. Garrett County is a recipient of the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Culture of Health Prize.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Access · Culture and cultural competency · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Population health · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Maryland

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