Healthy People Partnership Stories

Big Cities Health Coalition and Healthy People: Making Data Accessible to Urban Health Departments

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) formed in 2002 with the goal of giving large urban health departments a forum to share strategies and best practices. Its mission is “advancing equity and health for present and future generations.” BCHC is a close collaborator of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), an organization previously highlighted in the Healthy People in Action series.

National Association of County and City Health Officials: Helping Local Public Health Agencies Use Healthy People

As the national nonprofit organization that represents local public health departments, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) plays an important role in improving health and advancing health equity nationwide. And by teaming up with Healthy People 2030, NACCHO is demonstrating just how important local health departments are to achieving national health objectives.

The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance and Healthy People: Putting Diabetes on the National Agenda

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 34 million adults in the United States have diabetes — and many of them don’t know they have it. The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance (DAA) is working to change that.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Healthy People: Supporting Shared Goals to Advance Health Equity

As the largest health foundation in the United States, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) supports a wide variety of organizations that are working to advance health equity in communities across the country. With an emphasis on how the conditions in people’s environments affect their health, RWJF’s vision aligns perfectly with Healthy People 2030’s overarching focus on social determinants of health.