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Universal programs often distribute resources where they are not most needed. Targeted programs, on the other hand, are politically vulnerable. Targeted universalism sidesteps those problems by focusing on broad goals followed by specific strategies.
What does it take to be a bridgebuilder in an era of mistrust and political discord? Five themes emerged from in-depth interviews with government, nonprofit sector and business leaders in two North Carolina cities.
National studies have found that people with more education report being in better health when compared to people with less education. Education’s impact on well-being not only adds to personal fulfillment, it helps to extend life expectancy and even makes the next generation healthier.
Safe and stable housing can promote good health and enhance well-being when it is within reach of public transportation, healthy foods, medical care, schools and other vital destinations, but it comes at a high cost and continues to be inaccessible to many.
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