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A Community Holding Hands to Bridge its Divide

Description
Describes the actions taken and programs developed by the residents of Garret County, Maryland in response to the economic, cultural, and health challenges they face. Working together the Garret 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. Garret County is a recipient of the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize.
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Tagged as
Access · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Population health · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Maryland