Last year at the Northwest Health Foundation board retreat, Suk Rhee bet former board member Senator Mark Hass that he couldn't use Game of Thrones quotes on the floor of the Oregon Senate. He responded with the following video.
City Club of Portland Friday Forum: Investing Against Inequities - What's a funder to do?
Presented on April 10, 2015
Moderator: Nichole June Maher, President & CEO of Northwest Health Foundation
Panelists: Sharon Gary-Smith, Executive Director at MRG Foundation; Keith Thomajan, President & CEO of United Way of Columbia-Willamette; Kevin Walker, President & CEO of Northwest Area Foundation and Max Williams, President & CEO of Oregon Community Foundation
Our HB+HC Organizing Grant Communities answered these questions: What does health mean to you? What does community capacity mean to you? How can we help communities improve health?
Watch the video to find out how they answered.
With the launch of Northwest Health Foundation's Healthy Beginnings+Healthy Communities Initiative, we wanted to speak to some of the key informants of our work. So our summer intern Nadia visited the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area and asked the kids a couple questions...
For Causa Oregon's "100 Days of Stories," NWHF President and CEO Nichole June Maher shares why she and NWHF support the passage of Measure 88 in November.
The Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Grantmakers In Health (GIH) for a day-long forum on May 8th, focused on addressing access and equity barriers to closing the gaps in childhood obesity in the United States.
NWHF President Nichole Maher joined a panel on Closing the Divide in Children's Health: A Place for Everyone at the Table. (She begins at around 21 minutes in.)
The forum will be livestreamed to help continue the conversation beyond conference walls. Be sure to join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #kidshealthmatters.
To view the entire forum and for more information, visit here.
We are excited to introduce you to our newest team members!
We recorded their hellos this week. They'll be traveling throughout Oregon and SW Washington meeting our past, current and future partners. Meet them in this video, or in your community this Spring!
At the 2012 Kaiser Permanente Community Fund Summit, we asked some of our grantees and partners to tell us about their projects and what the fund means to them. This short video will give you an idea of some of the projects supported by the fund, and the impact it has had on our community.Read More
How do we get to health equity? How does advocacy play a role? Where does NWHF grantmaking fit in? Watch this video to find out.
“You can substitute any unforeseen public health hazard for ‘zombies’ and it would make perfect sense,” said one of the judges of Northwest Health Foundation’s public health PSA contest. The point being that our public health departments are there to protect us from unforeseen threats.Read More