What are emotional emancipation circles?
WXXI News
July 12, 2024 - Melanie Funchess, Director of Mental Health and Wellness at Common Ground Health speaks about Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.
Sen. Gillibrand Unveils Health Equity Innovation Act in Rochester
Finger Lakes Daily News
June 20, 2024 - Common Ground Health and Greater Harvest are partnering to connect residents with accessible and affordable services.
In Rochester, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Address Racial Disparities In Health Care Access
Kristen Gillibrand
June 19, 2024 - “This work is vital to the community," said Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health.
Gillibrand pushes for federal funds to address racial disparities in health care access
WXXI News
June 19, 2024 - Wade Norwood, CEO of Common Ground Health said that, “The regional surveys we’ve done, trust continues to be a very important element in bridging the gap between community and care, and the clergy remain trusted figures.”
Common Ground Health to Present on Generational Trauma at Thursday Thinkers Forum
City of Rochester
June 18, 2024 - Common Ground Health to lead a discussion at the City’s Thursday Thinkers: Insights into Rochester discussion.
Calkins Road neighbors assessing street safety ahead of improvement project
13 WHAM
June 6, 2024 - Common Ground Health is a partner and supporter of the Walk Audit to assess Calkin's Road safety.
Momentum toward 2034
Rochester Beacon
June 6, 2024 - “The groundwork laid with the comprehensive plan will be fundamental in shaping children’s outcomes in Rochester for the next 25 years," said Jenn Beideman, former advocacy manager at Common Ground Health.
Understanding an adverse past gives clues on how to deal with current stressors
Rochester Business Journal
June 4, 2024 - “If we can double down on protective factors, we can mitigate the trauma and we can mitigate the effects,” said Melanie Funchess, director of mental health and wellness for Common Ground Health.
Thursday Thinkers Series to Focus on Trauma, Crisis Response in Recognition of PTSD Awareness
City of Rochester
June 4, 2024 - Common Ground Health to be a presenting partner on Generational Trauma: Inter-generational impacts of structural racism and cumulative trauma.
Rochester in Focus: May 19, 2024
WHEC News 10
May 19, 2024 - Melanie Funchess, Director of Mental Health and Wellness at Common Ground Health leads the discussion on the mental health crisis of kids and young people.
The promise of community schools
Rochester Beacon
May 16, 2024 - The Community Schools steering committee includes Common Ground Health as an organization helping to implement the Community School process.
Local nonprofits tackle health disparities in the Finger Lakes
Finger Lakes 1
May 15, 2024 - Common Ground Health has been instrumental in addressing health disparities from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Health Equity Innovation Award funding.