NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel will be honored with the Champion Award at the Second Annual Children’s HealthWatch Celebration, “Home is Where Health Is,” on October 10 at the Boston University School of Medicine’s Hiebert Lounge. Children’s HealthWatch is a founding partner and Steering Committee member of the NLIHC-led Opportunity Starts at Home multi-sector affordable homes campaign.
Diane is being honored for her more than 20 years of leadership in the fields of public policy, affordable housing and community development and for her commitment to ensuring that those with the lowest incomes have access to decent, accessible, affordable homes.
NLIHC is proud to partner with Children’s HealthWatch to showcase how housing instability impacts child and family health. NLIHC and the Opportunity Starts at Home campaign supports research that informs policies that can positively change lives and communities.
For more information on the 2019 Children’s HealthWatch Celebration, go to: https://tinyurl.com/y27ex6y7
Registration for “Home is Where Health Is” is free and open to the public. Register by September 27 at: https://tinyurl.com/y2xv8bsl
To learn more about the connections between housing and health, check out the Opportunity Starts at Home campaign’s Fact Sheet.
Also, read a recent blog by Diane, the first in a series to be featured by Children’s HealthWatch, on why stronger affordable housing policies would improve health outcomes.