Transforming Health with Wellville
It was a huge break for neighborhoods in the north end of Hartford, Connecticut, when the U.S. Department of Education last year awarded a $30 million grant to improve health, education, and career outcomes for the next generation of children there. During a town hall meeting to explain the grant to residents, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said: “We’re bringing all the stakeholders, all the healthcare providers, and all the partners who work here to come together and figure out how to change the game for the kids in this neighborhood.”
Rick Brush, CEO of Wellville, in front of a church mural next to Albany Avenue in Hartford's north end.
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