Our Work


Increasing Access to Care

The health care system is working through a coverage expansion unlike any other since 1965, at the same time that it seeks to improve care quality and reduce care costs. Some have … [Read More]


Advocating for Complete Streets

More livable, safer and accessible streets may be destined for a Phoenix city block near you, thanks to grassroots efforts and development of a pioneering working group made up of … [Read More]


Building Organizational Capacity

SLHI's capacity building efforts support its theory of change: Healthy and resilient communities are supported by policy and systems shaped and influenced by effective non-profits … [Read More]


Reinventing Neighborhoods

SLHI, the City of Phoenix and Arizona State University have partnered to implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development grant with the goal of reimagining - and … [Read More]


Building Powerful Alliances

Building healthier communities requires work that today often exist in terms of wills, but not always skills. SLHI's work with Maryvale, South Phoenix, and the Canyon Corridor … [Read More]

Latest News

Getting Innovative with Immunizations

What's new and cutting-edge about immunizations? Look no further than The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI), and our short video on SLHI's Innovation Grant with TAPI, to find out. TAPI focuses on removing … [Read More]

Connecting the Healthy Community Dots

Goals that are further out in front of you can tend to appear fuzzy, complicated, and out of reach. They look that way, that is, right up until the moment that you start to connect the dots. Hospital Community Benefits and … [Read More]

Where There’s A WU-Code, There’s a Way

The City of Phoenix has done it again. On July 1, 2015, Council passed an ordinance for a Walkable Urban Code, also known in shorthand as the WU-Code. And where there's a WU-Code, there are ways to help build healthier, more … [Read More]

King vs. Burwell: Coverage, Access and Health

The Supreme Court has ruled. Subsidies offered to Arizonans through the Health Insurance Marketplace will continue. They helped make insurance coverage affordable for more than 150,000 Arizonans in 2015. That's enough people … [Read More]

SLHI Board Endorses Move PHX

The St. Luke's Health Initiatives Board of Trustees has voted to endorse passage of Proposition 104, the "all of the above" strategy for improving Phoenix's transportation infrastructure. Why is a health foundation getting … [Read More]