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

The Technical Assistance Partnership's (TAP) outreach and collaborative consulting model typically directly impacts about 75 organizations annually, with farther reaching effects … [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 Health Equity … [Read More]

Latest News

Health on the Ballot

Maricopa County voters in November’s election face the choice of voting on Proposition 480 to modernize the Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS). What’s at stake? Perhaps more than you realize. MIHS serves a crucial … [Read More]

It’s Time for Arizona to Get HIP

On September 17, the Arizona Department of Health Services will take the next step toward getting HIP. A live webcast from 9:00-10:00 will be your window into the unveiling of the Arizona Health Improvement Plan's (AzHIP) … [Read More]

Bikes, Trains & Less Driving

Arizona, like the rest of America, is experiencing a shift in how people travel. Get all the details on the 10.5% drop in vehicle miles traveled between 2005 and 2012, as well as the dramatic increases in public transit … [Read More]

AHCCCS: “It All Adds Up”

As Medicaid Restoration proceeds, some have been asking the key question: "what's in it for me?" Think jobs. Community investment. Healthier communities. Hospitals no longer on the brink of closure. Just as importantly, … [Read More]

Street Smarts

There's more to streets than typically meets the eye. Rather than think of them as movers of cars, we ought to recognize them as a connectors of people and places, and of commerce and communities. We should start to see them … [Read More]