Dietary Patterns Among Overweight and Obese African-American Women Living in the Rural South
Analyzes nut consumption and other dietary behaviors of
overweight or obese African-American women residing in
rural Alabama and Mississippi. Aims to inform future
nutrition education strategies for individuals at high risk
of obesity-related chronic conditions by investigating the
relationship between eating nuts and consuming other
Author(s): Samara Sterling, Suzanne Judd, Brenda Bertrand, et al. Citation: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(1), 141-150 Date: 02/2018 Type: Document view details
As the South Grows: Bearing Fruit
Explores how areas of Southern cities such as Metro Atlanta offer opportunities to learn ways to confront and eliminate structural barriers that will have effects on other parts of the country. Discusses rural-specific considerations, as well.
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng Date: 02/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy view details
Rural Hospital Closures
Webinar recording discusses rural hospital closures across the U.S. Details the various causes of closures and the effect this has on healthcare access in rural communities, as well as possible solutions for preventing rural hospital closures. Features presentations from representatives of the NC Rural Health Research Program, the Episcopal Health Foundation, and the A&M Rural and Community Health Institute.
Audio Recording, PowerPoint Handout, Webinar Transcript
Date: 01/2018 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Beverage Consumption Patterns among Overweight and Obese African American Women
Examines beverage consumption patterns, including the
number of beverages and type, contributing to the overall
energy intake and weight status among overweight and obese
African American women in the rural South. Includes
statistics on beverage consumption by age, education, and
rural versus urban residence.
Author(s): Terryl J. Hartman, Regine Haardörfer, Brenda M. Greene, Shruti Parulekar, Michelle C. Kegler Citation: Nutrients, 9(12), 1344 Date: 12/2017 Type: Document view details
As the South Grows: Weathering the Storm
Discusses the impact of environmental change on the social and economic systems of the South and how climate change may disproportionately harm the South's already struggling communities. Presents opportunities and supporting information for foundations, hoping to encourage climate-related philanthropy throughout the South.
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng Date: 11/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy view details
Fighting AIDS in the Deep South: Glimmers of Hope
Discusses how the southern states, public health officials, and AIDS activists have developed policies and programs focused on getting people tested and connected with medical care to improve health outcomes and prevent the spread of HIV.
Author(s): Teresa Wiltz Citation: Stateline Date: 06/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts view details
Addressing Mental Health Needs: Perspectives of African Americans Living in the Rural South
Examines mental health, mental health treatment, and
barriers to treatment for rural South African American
residents to develop culturally competent treatment
approaches. Includes characteristics data for age group,
race/ethnicity, education, marital status, employment, and
Author(s): Tiffany F. Haynes, Ann M. Cheney, J. Greer Sullivan, et al. Citation: Psychiatric Services, 68(6), 573-578 Date: 06/2017 Type: Document view details
As the South Grows: Strong Roots
Explores the connection between community-driven economic development and equity in the South, particularly in the Lowcountry and Coal Country. Focuses on promoting systemic, long-term economic change in the South through culturally sensitive, locally controlled philanthropic investments.
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng Date: 06/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy view details
As the South Grows: On Fertile Soil
Examines the discrepancy between philanthropic efforts in the South and other regions of the U.S. and some of the health concerns they face. Provides examples of Southern nonprofit leaders and makes recommendations to help foundations and donors maximize the impact of their investments. Also explains why alternative methods for giving may be required in the South, where organizations and leaders don't always conform to traditional educational and organizational standards. Rural-specific considerations are discussed throughout.
Author(s): Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng Date: 04/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy view details