Community Ownership of Health
& Health Care
We see the ways we can be responsible for our own health and healing while acknowledging and addressing the systemic factors which ultimately impact us the most.
Austin Health Commons is dedicated to community ownership of health and health care while healing in our communities from a root cause perspective.
Austin Health Commons takes health where it happens – in our homes, our places of worship, our workplaces, our community centers — while elevating our awareness of the systemic factors which impact our health behaviors.
Our Commons will own our prototype center, Karisha Community Center for Wellness, and we will offer the opportunity for community to own shares of our health center so that the profits of health and health care benefit community.
Through individual action, community cultivation and designed ownership structures, we are shifting to community ownership of health and health care.
While our prototype center, Karisha Community Center for Wellness will support an individual’s innate capacity to heal and thrive, Austin Health Commons supports our community’s innate inclination to heal and thrive.
About Austin Health Commons
Formed in 2016 to serve as a steward of Conscious Health and Health Care, Austin Health Commons is a 501 c3 non-profit community organization working to build a new way for our community to achieve health through community ownership of health and health care; root cause community healing; and access to holistic health care for all.