Health happens in communities, in the spaces where we come together, live, and work; where children go to school and play; and where we seek care and services.
North Sound Accountable Community of Health (North Sound ACH) is an independent nonprofit organization committed to building vibrant and healthy communities, places where all can live full lives. We convene diverse individuals and organizations to foster meaningful community-led collaboration leading to equitable well-being, fewer people suffering and struggling and more people thriving.
Recent Blog Posts
- Caring is Critical to BelongingIn mid-February, former President Jimmy Carter opted for hospice care, and the media immediately began writing eulogies and obituaries, as if entering hospice means that death is imminent. In the statement from the family, “the decision was made after a series of short hospital stays.” It reminded me of my dad, who also chose hospice […]
- Desfibrilador y Primeros Auxilios – Lopez Island features CPR class in SpanishIn winter 2023, Lopez Island Family Resource Center (LIFRC), United General #304, and La Cima Lopez hosted a Spanish language CPR/AED/First Aid training on Lopez Island. The Hispanic community on Lopez Island shared with Karina E. Cerda Aguirre, who works with LIFRC, that there was a great need to have this type of knowledge, due to […]
North Sound ACH Land Acknowledgement: We begin by acknowledging, with humility, that the land where we are today, is the territory of the People of the Salish Sea. Their presence is imbued in the waterways, shorelines, valleys and mountains of the traditional homelands of the Coast Salish People – Since Time Immemorial…