November 17, 2016 2:21 PMCategory: Nutrition

Civic Engagement in Planning Can Improve Public Health

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In Tarrant County, Texas, residents have been asked to participate in the planning process as a mechanism for engaging with their communities. Tarrant County is home to a Plan4Health project focused on increasing access to healthy food and engaging with residents is an important component of this work. Faced with neighborhoods with high prevalence of […]

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October 20, 2016 1:48 PMCategory: Health Equity

#PlanningMonth

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Throughout the month of October, Plan4Health is celebrating National Community Planning Month as part of APA’s effort to bring planning to the forefront of conversations about creating healthy, vibrant communities. Visit APA’s website to learn more about the observance and check out the pieces on the APA blog for stories about civic engagement in planning. Share your community’s […]

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October 6, 2016 1:25 PMCategory: Health Equity

October is National Community Planning Month

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National Community Planning Month kicked off in grand style this week with the announcement of APA’s 2016 Great Places in America. Everyone is talking about planning and its role in creating healthy, strong, inclusive communities that work for all community members. APA hopes members will continue the momentum all month long and invites you to amplify the […]

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September 28, 2015 7:17 PMCategory: Physical Activity

10 Ways to Celebrate National Community Planning Month

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October is National Community Planning Month — and this year’s theme is Healthy Communities, Healthy People. Check out 10 ways to celebrate National Community Planning Month from APA’s communications team. For more information, visit the National Community Planning Month resource center. The achievements of planning are celebrated in October with National Community Planning Month. This […]

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