Curated Story
Morgan Dixon on Medium
Source: Morgan Dixon on Medium

Trending: Courageous Investment in the Dynamism of People Working Together

This article originally appeared on Medium: A New Game

Morgan Dixon discusses the future of health in this installment of Future Of . . . , a weekly series produced by Ashoka for leading changemakers to discuss the trends they’re seeing, where they get their inspiration, and what’s around the bend. Dixon is co-creator of Girltrek, the largest health movement for Black women in the the United States,

People are tuning into the dynamism of people working together, also the complexity of issues, Dixon said. Funders looking past single issues, and investing in system change. This is new — and courageous.

For example: Loneliness is more deadly than cigarette smoking, crime plummets when communities are engaged, education outcomes improve when mothers are healthy.

Continue Reading