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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People – Organizations

Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
Provides financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans through funding to legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS)
Consists of a 21-member independent advisory group with expertise in a wide range of rural health and human services issues. Advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services on healthcare challenges in rural America.
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National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Supports the development of medical-legal partnerships, which focus on addressing health-harming civil legal problems for patients, such as concerns related to income, housing, education, employment, legal status, personal safety, and other social determinants of health.
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Supports research, programs, and philanthropy devoted to health and healthcare in the U.S. Works with partners to develop a national culture of health that will improve the health of everyone in the U.S.
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Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP)
Consists of a national network that works to ensure that rural and small communities and tribal lands have access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater, and solid waste disposal.
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Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Human Services Panel (RUPRI)
Examines the rural human services infrastructure and the consequences of this infrastructure on rural people in need of services.
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Last Reviewed: 3/24/2020