The public is invited to a community meeting with a team of researchers studying how housing contributes to people’s health.

The meeting is Nov. 10 at the Jewel N. Newman Community Center, 2013 Central Road, with registration at 5 p.m. and the event at 6 p.m. There’s no charge to attend. A light dinner will be served.

Reva Hines, Leslie Grover and Lue Russell  are members of the Baton Rouge research team for Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, led by the University of Minnesota and community partners with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a news release said. They are working through Assisi House Inc., a new nonprofit initiative.

The team is one of 15 from across the country working to solve challenges and promote a culture of health by holding community conversations to uncover how people’s housing situations affect their health.

Register at or by emailing, or call (225) 395-1936 for information.