The CBHM strategy involves:
Brownsville and East New York have excessively high rates of health issues. According to the NYC Community Health Profile for 2018, Brownsville and East New York were below average in housing conditions and education rankings (school attendance, graduation rates) and had above-average rates of poverty, gentrification, and incarceration. Access to fresh food is limited. The sum total of these factors are increased rates of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and kidney disease. The CBHM aims to target the broader problems that contribute to the limited resources and tools available to these communities. The PEOPLE of Brooklyn are the most important resource and their potential must be unleashed!
Download the NYC Community Health Profiles for 2018 for East New York and Brownsville.
To tackle these challenges, our goals are:
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