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  • » Lake County, Ohio
    video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was completed last month and to brainstorm with local cycling enthusiasts to explore possibilities in promoting wellness and bicycling for transportation and recreation More Eat Healthy NKY Hosts Food Summit The

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/lake-county-oh-achieve-wellness-lake-county/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Mecklenburg County NC Centralina Health Solutions Coalition
    increase park use by all ages and abilities 5 Communications Campaign build off efforts of Coalition members to further promote places and free programs for being physically active in these neighborhoods 6 Replication develop toolkits case studies presentations and evaluation of the project to facilitate replication in other counties within the Centralina Region and North Carolina The Project Area Mecklenburg County Public Health Priority Areas The project targets an area within Mecklenburg County in which there is demonstrable health inequity compared with county averages The Public Health Priority Areas PHPA were selected based on indicators of social determinants of health using the Charlotte Mecklenburg Quality of Life Explorer interactive mapping system These determinants include race ethnicity economic characteristics and assistance educational attainment health and safety housing and transportation There are 63 547 people living within the PHPA or approximately 6 4 of Mecklenburg County s population The vast majority of the population within the PHPA is African American 74 4 or Hispanic 13 8 Median household income and the employment rate is significantly lower in the PHPA and the percentage of the PHPA population receiving food and nutrition services is significantly higher Housing within the PHPA is older and less valuable and subsidized housing and rental properties more prevalent Education rates are also significantly lower for the PHPA with fewer people having either a high school diploma or a bachelor s degree and lower rates of graduation and test proficiency Although health indicators for this scale of geography is limited what is available paints a clear picture of health inequity The life expectancy of someone living in the PHPA is 7 years less than someone living elsewhere in the county The rate of births to adolescents is more than double in the PHPA and low birth weights and lack of prenatal care is common Although proximity to low cost health care public outdoor recreation and grocery stores is greater or equal in the PHPA this is due mainly to greater population density however barriers to access these resources still exist safety affordability and quality Proximity does not equate to access in the PHPA but the elements of access sidewalks transit service parks represent opportunities for physical activity and access to jobs housing services and medical facilities Table of Selected Socioeconomic Health Indicators Maps of Plan4Health Project Area Coalition Members Centralina Council of Governments Mecklenburg County Health Department Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Charlotte Neighborhood and Business Services Charlotte Department of Transportation Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department Healthy Weight Healthy Child Coalition News and Events Peer Learning Network Spotlight The Peer Learning Network PLN is a forum for sharing experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/mecklenburg-county-nc-centralina-health-solutions-coalition/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Montana Healthy Communities Coalition
    Spotlight The Peer Learning Network PLN is a forum for sharing experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was completed last month and to brainstorm with local cycling enthusiasts to explore

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/montana-healthy-communities-coalition/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Mount Hope RI Mount Hope Coalition to Increase Food Security
    and equip participants with the skills to grow their own food The coalition is looking for five individuals 18 24 years old and five individuals 60 years old A small stipend may be available for selected individuals Contact Toni Marie Walmsley Mount Neighborhood Association Phone 401 521 8830 Please see the event flyer for additional details Garden Program Building Community Relationships and Literacy Youth Storytelling Program in the Billy Taylor Park 2014 Watch the video or view the slides Coalition Members Providence Plan s Information Group Rhode Island Food Policy Council Dannie Ritchie Brown University Chef Thomas Hunold Billy Taylor House Kate Lacouture Green Circle Design News and Events Peer Learning Network Spotlight The Peer Learning Network PLN is a forum for sharing experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/mount-hope-ri-mount-hope-coalition-to-increase-food-security/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Pierce County WA Active Transportation Community of Interest
    Education Cascade Bicycle Club City of Tacoma Coalition for Active Transportation Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association Downtown on the Go Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition ForeverGreen Trails Pierce County Parks and Recreation Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Pierce Transit Sierra Club Tatoosh Group of Pierce County Tacoma Pierce County Health Department Tacoma Wheelmen s Bicycle Club Transportation Choices Coalition American Planning Association Washington Chapter Washington State Public Health Association The Russell Family Foundation The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation News and Events Peer Learning Network Spotlight The Peer Learning Network PLN is a forum for sharing experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was completed last month and to brainstorm with local cycling enthusiasts to explore possibilities in promoting wellness and bicycling for transportation and recreation More Eat Healthy NKY Hosts Food

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/pierce-county-wa-active-transportation-community-of-interest/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Sacramento County CA Design for Active Sacramento Coalition
    at All Scales Center for Active Design Linking Public Health and the Built Environment Moving Toward Implementation Sacramento County NLAPH Team Develops Policies for Healthy Communities APA Healthy Planning Newsletter Technical Assistance Offered through Plan4Health Education to staff appointed and elected officials on advancing healthy communities Policy review and development Consultation with developers to advance Active Design Outreach and education with community members around healthy communities Grant writing assistance Health Impact Assessments Convenings of public health and planning departments to discuss shared resources Support at public hearings for healthy communities initiatives Please contact Kirin Kumar at WALKSacramento with any questions about this project 916 446 9255 kkumar walksacramento org News and Events Peer Learning Network Spotlight The Peer Learning Network PLN is a forum for sharing experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/sacramento-county-ca-design-for-active-sacramento-coalition/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » The FRESH Project: Shawano and Menominee Counties
    experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was completed last month and to brainstorm with local cycling enthusiasts to explore possibilities in promoting wellness and bicycling for transportation and recreation More

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/shawano-and-menominee-counties/ (2016-04-29)
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  • » Exurban Louisville Kentucky Rural Health Coalition
    experiences and lessons learned Check out the video below to hear from Kim Irwin of Health by Design in Indianapolis IN and visit the PLN and watch their mini webinar More Recognize National Health Observances with Partnering4Health Partnering4Health is focusing communication efforts on select National Health Observances each month Every Kid Healthy Week is April 25 29 Check out the grab and go packet for information resources and to learn more More Funding Opportunities Please visit the new Funding Opportunities page in the Plan4Health resource library for a selection of opportunities that may be of interest This page will be updated as opportunities are identified and become available More APA President Carol Rhea How We Can Create a Healthy Built Environment Your health is impacted not only by your lifestyle behaviors but also very much by the built environment the community in which you live More Survey Shows 79 Want to Bike More Often in Ajo Several diverse organizations revolving around bicycling gathered in Ajo recently analyze a survey of area cyclists and community members that was completed last month and to brainstorm with local cycling enthusiasts to explore possibilities in promoting wellness and bicycling for transportation and recreation More

    Original URL path: http://www.plan4health.us/plan4health-coalitions/kentucky-coalition-for-healthy-communities/ (2016-04-29)
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