How a Health Clinic Made a Local Grocery Store Part of its Prescription

How a Health Clinic Made a Local Grocery Store Part of its Prescription

Sue Joss and Jason Barbosa might seem to be unlikely economic development partners. She is the veteran CEO of a major nonprofit health care provider in Brockton, Massachusetts, just south of Boston. He is the operations manager of a family-run grocery company launched by his immigrant father in the same working class city.

Was there a way they could create jobs, grow their local economy, and reduce blight?

Read their story at Yes! Magazine…

Learn about the innovative funding model (the Healthy Futures Fund) through this video profile produced by the Kresge Foundation…

 

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2017-03-20T16:22:24+00:00 November 28th, 2016|