Evaluation of the Voices for Health Justice 2.0 Program

Advocacy and community engagement; Grant-making programs; Healthcare delivery systems; Immigrant health; Social determinants of health

ICH is the evaluator for the second round of the Voices for Health Justice program (Voices 2.0). Voices seeks to build power in communities experiencing health inequities to improve the health care system’s accessibility, affordability, and ability to treat all people with dignity.

Technical Assistance for Vital CxNs

Community development; Immigrant health; Social determinants of health

The Leah Zallman Center for Immigrant Health Research (LZC) at the Institute for Community Health (ICH) is partnering with Vital CxNs on a six-month technical assistance project that will result in a comprehensive evaluation framework for Vital CxNs.

RIZE Taking Action Evaluation

Behavioral health and substance use; Grant-making programs; Social determinants of health

ICH is providing technical assistance and evaluation support to the RIZE Massachusetts Taking Action initiative, which awarded grants to community based organizations improving access and equity in opioid use disorder care.

Evaluation of the Nutrition in Housing (NIH) program

Children, youth, and families; Community development; Immigrant health; Social determinants of health

ICH and the Leah Zallman Center is conducting a mixed-methods evaluation of Nutrition in Housing (NIH), a pilot program from Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry.

Evaluation of MOIA’s Weaving Well-being Initiative

Grant-making programs; Immigrant health; Social determinants of health

LZC is evaluating the City of Boston Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement’s (MOIA) Weaving Well-being initiative. Weaving Well-being aims to support immigrant-serving community-based organizations in caring for their staff and providing non-clinical mental health services to their communities. The Weaving Well-being initiative follows a successful pilot in 2022, of which LZC was the evaluator.