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June 2, 2016 1:40 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Health Equity and Planning

Plan4Health coalitions incorporate equity into many aspects of their work to increase opportunities for active living and access to healthy foods. See below for a list of some of the Plan4Health content and partner resources that focus on equity and can help communities understand the challenges and develop solutions.

Plan4Health blog posts

A Refresher on Health Equity, May 24, 2016

Cohort II Spotlight: Ajo, Arizona, May 20, 2016

An Active Transportation Plan and Complete Streets Policy in Bensenville, Illinois, April 18, 2016

Active Living in Wisconsin, February 11, 2016

Explore the Transportation and Health Tool, December 1, 2015

Plan4Health at APHA 2015, November 6, 2015

A Day in the Park: Understanding Health Equity, October 27, 2015

6 Tools for Building Healthier Communities, September 17, 2015

An Emerging Planner’s Perspective on HIAs: Part Two, July 23, 2015

An Emerging Planner’s Perspective on HIAs Part One, July 20, 2015


Plan4Health videos

Ajo, Arizona

Bensenville, IL

Boise, ID

Plan4Health Podcasts

Plan4Health: Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles in Boise

Plan4Health: Dane County, Wisconsin

Plan4Health Webinar Slides

Creating Health Equity Through Community Engagement

Making Health Equity a Priority

Plan4Health: Health by Design, Indianapolis, IN

Connecting Equity and Chronic Disease and associated audio

Resources Highlighted on Plan4Health Website

Cultural Competency resources

Health Equity resources

Health Equity Toolkit

Healthy Community Design & Livable Communities resources

Also check out this four part blog series on weaving social equity into the regional planning process in Rhode Island.



Visit the Plan4Health Peer Learning Network for more videos and podcasts.


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