Education is a pathway to health as it is linked to improved health behaviors and employment opportunities. Here are a few examples of programs that seek to improve health through education.

Talk With Me Baby is one of hundreds of programs addressing the word gap between children of differing socioeconomic statuses. Talk With Me Baby is unique in that it focuses on training health care providers to talk with parents about increasing they baby’s word nutrition.

Chicago Scholars is a mentoring program that trains students to become transformational leaders in their communities.