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Deb Golding

Olneyville Health Equity Zone (HEZ)


To reach deeply into all sectors of the community to activate public passion and pride, and to elevate the quality of life for a community in transition.

What we do

  • Promote physical activity, access to healthy affordable foods, farmers markets and community gardening, redevelopment of distressed and vacant properties, addressing public safety issues, improving public transportation.
  • Provide access to diabetes prevention and self-management programs,
  • Focus on opportunities for resident financial stability.
  • Engage the community through community pride events and initiatives in efforts to build a more collective and cohesive community.

HEZ Backbone Agency

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