THE INTERSECTION OF FAITH AND WELLNESS:
HOW FOUNDATION-CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS BENEFIT COMMUNITY HEALTH
Churches in urban areas are uniquely situated to address issues of health and wellness common in poor areas. A three-year partnership grant funded by the California Wellness Foundation addressed some of those issues, including diabetes, heart disease, and childhood obesity. This summary elucidates the ways in which churches can effectively address health and wellness in the communities they serve. A full report is available by contacting the Urban Foundation directly.
THE COACH: LOS ANGELES UNITED METHODIST URBAN FOUNDATION
This evaluation of the Urban Foundation and the Urban Leadership Institute situates the Foundation’s work in the social context of the 1990s, and provides a sense of the support it provided to mainline congregations and faith-based non-profits.