Hunter College Names 2023 Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize Winners

The Prize Honors Nonprofits and Individuals for Excellence in Urban Public Health


Healing Walls: New York City Health + Hospitals Community Mural Project 2019-2021 — Book now available

100% of sales of Healing Walls will benefit NYC Health + Hospitals Arts in Medicine programs


Sirius FM: Dr. Caren Behar interviews Laurie Tisch on Doctor Radio

Listen to the January 5, 2023 chat between Dr. Caren Behar and Laurie Tisch on Sirius FM's Doctor Radio,


The Illumination Fund considers media and communications as an important way to amplify the work of its grantees and to share program models. Some recent press coverage and program news can be found below.


Several of the Illumination Fund’s grants are centered on events that are open to the public or to targeted audiences. The Fund has also held convenings of grantees, partners and thought leaders, as well as press conferences to launch major initiatives.

Resources and

Many of the Illumination Fund’s grantees have created resources to share with other organizations, policymakers and other interested individuals. Resources have included special reports and toolkits, In addition, the Fund has commissioned reports on specific programs and initiatives.

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