Marathon County where all people enjoy the opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in a healthy community.
Social and economic factors are drivers of the conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play. Factors include employment, community safety, income, housing, transportation, educational attainment, social support, and discrimination. To learn more about the impact of these factors on individuals and families, explore the Spent Module.
After exploring the Spent Module, take some time to reflect on the following:
Additional activities and resources for you, your organization, and community to continue the conversation and explore solutions.
Equality vs. Equity: Visit the Center for Story-Based Strategy and complete The 4th Box activity
Poor Health: Assumptions, Facts, Opportunities: A Ted Talk that discusses the cycle between poverty and poor health
Collective Impact Model: Build relationships across community sectors and consider how this model may be of benefit to addressing your community’s needs and furthering your community’s successes.
Marathon County Health Priorities: Learn more about Social & Economic factors that influence health.