We work to develop and implement policies and practices that increase opportunities for walking and bicycling. Working closely with our partner sites, we strive to shape policy and systems that create environments to support physical activity in everyday life.
Working with 4 partner sites, our work includes:
Comprehensive planning (5,013 residents reached)
Increased access to facilities & opportunities (18,423 residents reached)
Targeting policies, systems and the environment, we work to create sustainable community-wide changes that support healthy eating. Our activities increase access to and selection of healthy foods to improve health and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
We provide technical assistance to schools to set goals and adopt best practices for physical activity and physical education inside and outside of the classroom, and to create healthy food environments through locally source produce, smarter lunchrooms and school-based agriculture.
Working with 2 partner sites, our work includes:
Safe Routes to School (638 students reached)
School-Based Agriculture (638 students reached)
Engaging with School Districts (177 students reached)
Evidence-based workplace initiatives support policy and system changes to promote healthier work environments, including creating workplaces that are tobacco-free and supportive of breastfeeding, and that promote healthy eating and physical activity among employees.
We work to establish clinic-community linkages for referral systems between health care systems and community partners. We work to expand access to evidence-based programs related to obesity prevention, tobacco cessation, chronic-disease self-management, breastfeeding support and falls prevention.
Working with 1 partner site, our work includes:
Engaging Medical & Community Partners (250 patients reached)