Throughout the spring and fall of 2022, the Community Advisory Board (CAB) reviewed MGH community engagement and Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) data, met with experts in the field, and selected the following priorities and focus areas for the MGH Community Health Impact Funds:
- Economic/Financial Stability and Mobility - Focus Area: Educational attainment and creating career pathways
- Housing - Focus Area: Affordable housing, housing stability, and home ownership
- Mental/Behavioral Health - Focus Area: Access to treatment and innovative approaches to prevention and care delivery
- Food/Nutirition Security - Focus Area: Nutrition and access to affordable healthy foods
Specific strategies to address these priorities will be discussed and selected at an upcoming CAB meeting scheduled for March 23, 2023.