Monthly Archive: November, 2013

24-hour Food Security Data Mural Painting!

Well, we didn’t actually paint for 24 hours, but we did start the painting at 1:00 on Wednesday and finish at 1:00 on Thursday.  With volunteers each coming for two hours, we painted… Continue reading

Painting Begins on the Food Security Data Mural

Painting began!  With the help of volunteers from the Food Security Coalition, the Somerville High School Community Service Club, Tufts University and the Cambridge Health Alliance, we transferred the mural design to a… Continue reading

Senior Center Mosaic in Place

After waiting many months for the senior center mosaic to be installed, it’s finally been hung at the entrance to the Cross St building.  The members who pieced it together can now proudly… Continue reading

Tackling Adaptive Challenges

I’m not sure I’d heard the term “adaptive challenges” until this week.  But there they were, mentioned in nearly every session that I attended at the APHA conference.  The way it was described… Continue reading

Evidence-based Practice and Practice-based Evidence

We all love evidence, and everyone’s talking about data-driven decision-making, but what do we really mean when we say that we want to engage in evidence-based practice?  Whose evidence do we use? I… Continue reading