Answering the Call for Change
Stewards are people or organizations who work in coordination with others to create the conditions that all people need to thrive. Shared stewardship is a lifelong journey that any individual or organization can embark upon.
Whether you are just beginning your stewardship journey or are already a champion of stewardship, we hope you find inspiration in these stories from stewards in diverse communities and sectors throughout the nation who are working across differences to achieve equitable health and well-being.
The Journey of Stewardship
Listen to the perspectives of those who answered the call.
Stories from Stewards
Discover the real-life successes and challenges of stewardship in action.
A Tale of Two Systems: Health and Wealth
Former US Surgeon General
Doing Business Differently to Address Mental Health
Palm Health Foundation
Sowing Seeds to Plant Change in Detroit
Closing Gaps in Community Health
5 Healthy Towns Foundation
Seeking Insights to Strengthen Shared Stewardship
Making a Commitment to Health Equity
Launching a Mental Health Collaborative
Shirley Holland & Dr. Bob Trestman
Building a Network of Changemakers
Imagine Fox Cities: Creating a Community Where Everyone Belongs
Stewards in Fox Cities, WI, are working to create an inclusive community where everyone can thrive. Find out how in this multimedia narrative.
The Stewardship Mindset
Hear from Lisa Gentz of Community Mental Health and 5 Healthy Towns in Michigan who illustrates how partnering with others in stewardship will increase thriving in communities.
Stewards at Every Level
Hear from Erin Morton of Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals who discusses the importance of leadership buy-in and effective goal setting to improve community health.
Hear from Somava Saha of the WIN Network who underscores the necessity of addressing systemic inequities to ensure stewardship and its benefits are accessible to all people, in all places.