September 22, 2016 2:45 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Healthy Streets with ChangeLab Solutions

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Ever wonder how street design can improve health? Curious how transportation systems can make places not only more connected but also more equitable? Street design can, and should, make it safer and easier for people in every neighborhood to get around, whether they’re biking, walking, taking transit, or driving. With CDC support, ChangeLab Solutions has […]

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August 16, 2016 5:24 PMCategory: Health Equity

Sacramento Regional Meeting Recap

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This past week Plan4Health coalitions from around the country came together in Sacramento to participate in a multi-faceted meeting over the course of three days. Here, attendees had opportunities to meet and learn from one another as well as many guest speakers, share experiences and get out in the community to see the impact of […]

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March 29, 2016 1:22 PMCategory: Nutrition

Springtime Bloom: Community Gardens and Farmers Markets

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With April around the corner, community gardens and farmers markets are gearing up for another season! Community Gardens      There are many Plan4Health groups working to improve access to healthy food through community gardens. The coalition in Summit County, Ohio focused their Plan4Health efforts on expanding the use of garden space and combating food deserts through the […]

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November 3, 2015 5:54 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

APHA 2015: Health in All Policies

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The 2015 theme for the American Public Health Association’s conference is Health in All Policies (HiAP), reminding us that we are all responsible for creating healthy, vibrant communities: “The environments in which people live, work, learn and play have a tremendous impact on their health. Responsibility for the social determinants of health falls to many […]

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