IDEAS xLab core innovation and research team with just a few of many leaders from Project HEAL sites. 2017 Catalytic Forces Roundtable in Louisville, KY.  Co-hosted by IDEAS xLab and Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco. 

IDEAS xLab core innovation and research team with just a few of many leaders from Project HEAL sites. 2017 Catalytic Forces Roundtable in Louisville, KY.  Co-hosted by IDEAS xLab and Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco. 

 

Dedicated cultural experts with a proven record of success at the intersection of health + community development. We create and champion novel, cross-sector solutions, measurement innovation and scalable social impact.

 
 
 

Project HEAL/HOPEBOX Collaborating  Organizations

 

Arts+Culture

The Muhammad Ali Center (KY)

Arts Council of New Orleans (LA)

Beneath the Veneer Film Project (NC)

Breathitt County + Jackson City School Systems (KY)

University of Kentucky School of Art & Visual Studies (KY)

National Coalition of 100 Black Women - SW MS Chapter (MS)

Scent of Natchez (MS)

Miss-Lou Heritage Tours (MS)

Natchez Heritage Cooking (MS)

 

 

Health+Wellbeing

Humana (KY/LA)

Louisville Health Advisory Board (KY)

Making Connections (LA)

Mississippi State Department of Health (MS)

Buncombe County Health & Human Services (NC)

Metro Louisville Government Department of Public Health & Wellness (KY)

University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences (KY)

University of Louisville School of Medicine (KY)

Breathitt County Health Department (KY)

Juniper Health (KY)

City of Santa Monica Office of Civic Wellbeing (CA)

 

Community Development

City of Natchez (MS)

City of Santa Monica Office of Civic Wellbeing (CA)

Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center (NC)

Bates Community Development Corporation (KY)

YouthBuild Louisville (KY)       

Metro Louisville Government Office of Resiliency | Office of Civic Innovation (KY)

St Roch Neighborhood Association (LA)

 
 

IDEAS xLab Core

Theo Edmonds
Chief Imaginator

Josh Miller
Chief of Operations

Chris Radtke
Curriculum Development

Ayelet Aldouby
Curator

Hannah Drake
Cultural Producer

ShawnNika Queen
Community Health Champion for Smoketown

Mariko Takashima Intern/Curatorial Assistant

Mallika Sabharwal University of Louisville Medical Student & Social Justice Scholar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Board & Advisors

 

Colleen Keegan
National Arts Advisor

Erik Eaker
Humana

Jared Giles
NYU Graduate Student

Caitlin Cambron
Interapt

Rebecca Hollenbach
Louisville Center for Health Equity

Jan Walther
American Cancer Society

Dr. Monica Wendel
University of Louisville School of Public Health

Rachel Kamau
WRK Consulting

Dr. Craig Blakely        University of Louisville School of Public Health

Karan Chavis
University of Louisville School of Medicine

 

 

 
 

Funders

We are grateful for the generous support and thought partnership of our organizational funders listed below.  And, especially, to the many private donors who selflessly give of their time, talent and treasure to support our work.

Educational Foundation of America | National Endowment for the Arts | ArtPlace America  |  Health Impact Project -- a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, with support from the Kresge Foundation  |  Humana, Inc.  |  Humana Foundation |  KentuckyOne Health  |  Metro Louisville Government   |  Owsley Brown III  | Clifton Foundation  |  Louisville Fund for the Arts