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Q&A: Heather Torok, vice president for programs and strategy at the Saint Luke's Foundation

Jun 18th, 2018

Heather Torok is a vice president for programs and strategy at the Saint Luke's Foundation in Cleveland. Torok spoke with Interact for Health about how the foundation works to address health inequity. Heather Torok

Interact for Health: Could you explain more about the Saint Luke's Foundation and its goals?

Heather Torok: Sain... Read More

Red Bike Go makes bike share more equitable

Apr 19th, 2018

With the help of a grant from Interact for Health, Cincy Red Bike has launched Red Bike Go, a discounted $5 monthly membership program to ensure that everyone has access to Cincinnati's bike-share system.

Cincy Red Bike has been successful in its four years, logging more than 320,000 rides since 2014. But people with lower income have been less likely than people with higher... Read More

Q&A: Natalie Burke, president and CEO of CommonHealth ACTION

Feb 26th, 2018

Natalie Burke is president and CEO of CommonHealth ACTION, a nonprofit that works with organizations to promote health through equitable, diverse and inclusive policies. Burke spoke with Interact about how CommonHealth ACTION helps the entities it works with make equity part of their daily practice.

Interact for Health: Can you explain more about CommonHealth A... Read More

Reflections on our equity journey featured in philanthropy journal

Feb 5th, 2018

We're excited to share learnings from our equity work in the December 2017 edition of The Foundation Review, a peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy.

In Looking in the Mirror: Equity in Practice for Philanthropy, Program Officer Jaime Love and former Evaluation Officer Ashlee Young describe the steps Interact has taken since 2015 to adopt an equity le... Read More

Interact associates take deep dive into equity, diversity and inclusion

Sep 13th, 2016

Interact associates assessed how “–isms” such as racism, sexism and ageism can affect their experiences of privilege and oppression. As part of our ongoing efforts to develop an equity lens for our work, Interact associates recently delved into equity, diversity and inclusion during a workshop presented by CommonHealth ACTION. The nonprof... Read More