Integrating the environment, the economy, and community health: a Community Health Center's initiative to link health benefits to smart growth.

  title={Integrating the environment, the economy, and community health: a Community Health Center's initiative to link health benefits to smart growth.},
  author={Peter McAvoy and Mary Beth Driscoll and Benjamin Gramling},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={94 4},
The Sixteenth Street Community Health Center (SSCHC) in Milwaukee, Wis, is making a difference in the livability of surrounding neighborhoods and the overall health of the families it serves. SSCHC is going beyond traditional health care provider models and working to link the environment, the economy, and community health through urban brownfield redevelopment and sustainable land-use planning. In 1997, SSCHC recognized that restoration of local air and water quality and other environmental… 

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